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President Rajapaksa orders probe into death threats to scribe

world Updated: Oct 29, 2009 20:50 IST
Sutirtho Patranobis
Sutirtho Patranobis
Hindustan Times
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday ordered the police to carry out an investigation into the recent death threats received by the editor-in-chief of Sunday Leader newspaper, Frederica Jansz. This followed representation about this threat to Rajapaksa by Jansz.

The threatening letters were received by the Sunday Leader after the newspaper reported on the Channel 4 video that showed men in army fatigues executing prisoners.