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Sunday Leader journalist questioned by police

Sunday Leader journalist Raisa Wickrematunge was yesterday questioned by the police who had visited her residence with an arrest warrant, over a series of articles she had written during an assignment in Mannar, last year.
Police had earlier sought to question Wickrematunge over her articles.
Yesterday, police visited her residence with an arrest warrant and escorted her to the office of the Sunday Leader where she was quizzed by the officers, a colleague said.
Ms Wickrematunge was not available for comment.
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