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The Embilipitiya Magistrate today ordered the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to arrest the suspects including the former Embilipitiya Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) and the Headquarters Inspector (HQI) in connection with the clash which resulted in one death on January 04.

The Magistrate ordered the immediate arrest of the suspects and be produced before court.

One youth was killed following a clash involving a group of policemen and several civilians who had attended a function at a residence.

The Attorney General (AG) on January 22 instructed the CID to take over the investigations into the incident.