Authorities have stated that two police officers who were arrested in connection with the shooting at Point Pedro have been remanded until 24 July.
The suspects were remanded after being produced before the Jaffna Magistrate this afternoon. They have also been suspended from duty. Reports said that the police opened fire at a lorry carrying sand which neglected a order to stop in Manalkadu, Point Pedro on July 09. Police reports confirmed that one individual was killed as a result of the shooting.