A policeman who was injured during a shooting incident targeting a prominent judge in Jaffna yesterday, succumbed to his injuries in hospital.
The judge involved in the murder case of Sivaloganathan Vithya was shot at in Jaffna last evening.
High Court judge N. Illancheliyan was shot at by gunmen in Nallur, Jaffna while he was in his vehicle.
The judge was unhurt but a policeman who was giving security to the judge was injured.
The High Court judge is part of a trial-at-bar hearing the case on the rape and murder of the school girl. (Colombo Gazette)