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Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe arrested

Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe arrested

July 15, 2017   03:12 pm

Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe has been arrested for allegedly helping a suspect in the murder of schoolgirl Sivaloganathan Vidya in Jaffna to evade arrest.

The 18-year-old student from Pungudutivu was abducted, raped and murdered while returning from school on May 13, 2015.

The incident sparked wide-spread condemnation and protests especially in her hometown of Jaffna while 9 suspects were arrested and indicted over the murder. 

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