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DNA TEST ON RELATIVES OF CHIEF SUSPECT WHO LAUNCHED ATTACK ON DEFENCE SECRETARY

Sep 21, 2011 12:10:35 PM - itnnews.lk

The Court has ordered the conduct of a DNA test on relatives of the chief suspect who launched a suicide attack on the Defence Secretary.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Rashmi Singappuli ordered the DNA test to be conducted on the relatives of the suicide bomber who made an assassination attempt on Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in December 2006. The man, Balasingham Vijayakumar died in the blast at Pittala Junction in Colombo. The explosion claimed the lives of three military personnel and injured several civilians.
The Magistrate ordered six other suspects in the case to be remanded till the 04th of next month.