The Police Media Spokesman’s Office stated that three other police officers attached to the Thirukkovil Police Station were shot dead by a police sergeant last night (24).
The OIC of the Thirukkovil Police Station and another officer were injured in the shooting and were admitted to the Kalmunai Hospital.
The other injured officer is in critical condition and has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.
The shooter had surrendered to the Athimale police station about 80 km from the Thirukkovil police station with two firearms and ammunition. The motive for the shooting has not yet been revealed.