One suspect arrested over the stabbing of the father of imprisoned underworld gangster 'Kanjipani Imran' has been remanded till July 02 by Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today.
When the case was taken up before Colombo Additional Magistrate Iresha Kahingala, the Magistrate granted permission to detain three other suspects for 24 hours for questioning.
On June 17 evening, three individuals who arrived in a three-wheeler attacked the victim using sharp weapons.
The 65-year-old victim, who sustained several cut injuries was later admitted to the Emergency Treatment Unit (ETU) of the Colombo National Hospital for treatment.
One of the three suspects was subsequently detained by the Maligawatta Police along with the three-wheeler they used for the crime.
Kanjipani Imran is currently in remand custody at Boossa Maximum-Security Prison. (Yoshitha Perera)