Suspect’s DNA matches with six killings in Kotakethana

2015-12-15 08:04:45

The CID informed the Pelmadulla Magistrate today that the results of the DNA tests had proved that the 35-year-old man arrested on Friday was involved in the killings of six of the seven women at Kotakethana and Kahawatta.

The Genetec Institute, which carried out DNA tests on the man, said his DNA samples matched with the DNA samples of the objects recovered from the location and the bodies of the six women.

Magistrate Lakmal Perera ordered the suspect to be remanded till December 29. (Lasantha Niroshan Perera)


Video by Lasantha Niroshana

  Comments - 7

  • raspi Tuesday, 15 December 2015 14:10

    Is this the first serial killer of Sri Lanka?

    Reply : 1       25

    shan Tuesday, 15 December 2015 14:45

    If it is the case, at least borrow a Gallows from somewhere and do the needful now.

    Reply : 0       27

    OMG Tuesday, 15 December 2015 14:48

    So he is a serial killer, what took so long? anyway good job at last.

    Reply : 1       25

    Coconut Republic Tuesday, 15 December 2015 14:55

    Great background work by police. Thanks for using DNA and forensic science. Keep it up!

    Reply : 0       22

    Ryan Hudson Tuesday, 15 December 2015 15:18

    Police , this is great work

    Reply : 0       19

    jissa Tuesday, 15 December 2015 18:15

    good work to all the police members, we should integrate modern technology more for our law and order

    Reply : 0       6

    Dee Wednesday, 16 December 2015 09:02

    Its interesting to do a profiling of him and find what made him do it.

    Reply : 0       4

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