Sri Lankan President directs police to strengthen security for judges

| Updated: Jul 24, 2017 20:44 IST

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 24 (ANI): Condemning the shooting attack aimed at the Jaffna High Court Judge M. Illanchelian, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to initiate a special program to strengthen the security of judges. Expressing his condolences over the death of police Sergeant Sarath Premachandra, Sirisena said these kinds of officers who execute their duties properly are exemplary to the entire government service and the Department of Police. He ordered an investigation into the incident, reports the ColomboPage. He also wished speedy recovery to the other police officer who was injured during the incident. (ANI)