Jun 19, 2018

Tellippalai shooting : 5 remanded

The five persons arrested in connection to the clash which had taken place during the Mallakam church feast on June 17 have been remanded until June 29.

The case was taken up by the Mallakam magistrate - A. Alex Raja last evening.

Meanwhile, the remains of Pakyarasa Sudarshan (31) who was killed during the incident, had been handed over to relatives.

Two groups brandishing swords have clashed during the feast, and two police officers have intervened to disperse them. However, the mob had attempted to attack the policemen, prompting them to open fire.

(Pic : Madhava Kulasuriya)

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