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Investigations on Douglas Devanada on October 12

Arguments on the petition filed by Sri Lankan Minister Douglas Devananda, in connection with a 1986 murder case will commence on October 12 in a local court here.Justice S Rajagopalan of the IV Additional Sessions Court said arguments in the case would commence on October 12.Devananda, presently minister for traditional industries in Sri Lanka, was allegedly involved in a murder here in 1986 and was later declared a proclaimed offender, while a Non-Bailable Warrant was also been pending against him.Devananda moved court on September 11 to recall the NBW and submitted that a case had been registered against him and five others under various sections of the IPC.He had submitted that his life was still in danger from LTTE sleeper cells both in Sri Lanka and abroad and his visit to Tamil Nadu to appear in connection with the case would create law and order problem here.He had prayed that his personal appearance before the court in Chennai might be dispensed with.

Author: TELO Admin