Still no trace on Lasantha’s assailant

27 November 2016 12:33 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Police today released a sketch of a suspect in connection with the murder of former Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickremetunga, for the third time seeking public help.

According to the Police the suspect was a stocky man of about 35 years, 5.8' tall with wide brown eyes.

Police said the sketch was dawn by a sketch artist based on descriptions given by eyewitnesses at the scene of the crime.

Information on the suspect could be given to 071-8305528, 071-8349505, 077-3291500, 071-8070207 or 011-2422176, 011-2380380.

The Police Department requested the public assistance to trace the suspects on February 18 and July 4, this year as well.

Wickremetunga was shot in the head at Attidiya, Dehiwala on January 8, 2009, by two gunmen who came on a motorcycle.

  Comments - 2

  • Nihal Amarasekera Monday, 28 November 2016 08:00 AM

    Better go for the Mastermind. Who is the Sinner Executioner, Planner or 'Ordered By'

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 28 November 2016 08:53 AM

    Ha Ha, back to square one. Chess game in the making. The truth is all over and it is obvious that very top persons were involved in this killing, thus this sudden magical blindness.

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