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Aug 15, 2011 10:50:45 AM - itnnews.lk

The main suspect in the attack on the News Editor of Uthayan newspaper has been apprehended. Uthayan News Editor Nagasunderam Kuhanathan came under attack on the 29th of last month. The Police Chief conducted a special investigation into the attack on the instructions of the President. Its report was recently handed over to the President.Expressing views on the arrest of the suspect Police Media Spokesman SP Preshantha Jayakody said that a Jaffna Police team which probed the incident at the behest of the DIG helped to track down and arrest the main suspect today. He is now being interrogated. The Police Media Spokesman said that the other suspect has been identified and action was being taken to nab him. It must be mentioned that lengthy investigations were carried out for the arrest of the suspects after securing credible evidence. This, he said, is a proper response to those who leveled accusations against the Government and the forces.