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Body recovered in Mawanella suspected to be of missing businessman

25 August 2016 08:09 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A man's body believed to be that of the missing businessman, Mohamed Sakeem Sulaiman, was found on the Hemmathagama Road in Rukulagama in Mawanella yesterday evening, police sources said.

The victim whose face had been disfigured with serious injuries, believed to have been made by a blunt instrument, was in the process of being identified. Several police teams including a special team from Colombo had reached the scene last evening.

Numerous attempts made to get an official comment from several top rung police officers were futile. (Sanath Desmond)

Video by Kegalle - Saliya Gamasinghaarachchi

  Comments - 11

  • HRC You -en Thursday, 25 August 2016 02:28 PM

    Police should ensure that the suspects human rights are not violated.

    Perumal Thursday, 25 August 2016 08:24 AM

    Ransom demand might have been a red herring.

    srilankan Thursday, 25 August 2016 08:43 AM

    sad, sad state of affairs. may his soul rest in peace. god please punish the soulless animals who did this. nothing more, nothing more......

    hriphone Thursday, 25 August 2016 08:45 AM

    what happens to the security of individuals if this still continues..the case will start today and will be an endless thing.from Colombo to mawanella passing so many police posts.Worried via DM iOS App

    mm Thursday, 25 August 2016 08:45 AM

    so sorry for the loss to the family. I hope the police and govt. do a in depth inquirer and show interest to find the killer as they are doing with the Thajudeen case. via DM iOS App

    Lima Thursday, 25 August 2016 05:25 PM

    No mercy, kill the killers!

    Laminate Thursday, 25 August 2016 09:49 AM

    Pathetic! My condolence to the family....

    Joshua Thursday, 25 August 2016 10:03 AM

    I am sure the Sri Lankan police will catch the criminals who did this.

    Thanos Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:11 AM

    Oh dear.....

    Sharon Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:54 AM

    White Van... Sad

    waco Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:58 AM

    Colombo to Mawanella, Police where are your "Road Blocks" ?

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