Pararajasingham killing: Two ex-LTTEers arrested

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By Darshana Sanjeewa
Two ex-LTTE cadres were arrested by the CID in connection with the killing of former TNA parliamentarian Joseph Pararajasingham, police said yesterday. Mr. Pararajasingham was shot dead on December 25, 2005 inside St. Michaels Church in Batticaloa.

According to media reports two unidentified gunmen had slipped through hundreds of worshippers to carry out the shooting in which eight others including several children were injured. Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said the suspects arrested on Tuesday in Batticaloa were held under detention orders and being questioned by the CID.