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President condemns attack on High Court Judge M. Illanchelian

Presidential logo2017President Maithripala Sirisena condemns the shooting attack aimed at the High Court Judge M. Illanchelian yesterday in Nallur. He expressed his condolence over the death of police Sergeant Sarath Premachandra during this shooting incident.

The President who paid his attention over the security of judges, directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to initiate a special program to strengthen the security of judges.

He also directed the IGP and other security sections to carry out an investigation into this incident.

The President who expressed his condolence to the family of the late Mr. Premachandra, said these kinds of officers who execute their duties properly are exemplary to the entire government service and the Department of Police.

The President also wishes speedy recovery to the police officer who was injured during the incident.

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