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Jul 23, 2017

Policeman injured in Ilancheliyan shooting dies

A policeman has succumbed to the injuries he suffered in the shooting that targeted Jaffna high court judge M. Illancheliyan at Nallur yesterday (22).

He had been badly injured in the stomach and died around 2.30 am today.

Both police bodyguards of the judge were wounded in the exchange of fire with the assailant.

Ilancheliyan is a member of the three-member trial-at-bar that is hearing the case pertaining to the gang rape and murder of the schoolgirl Sivaloganathan Vidya.

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