Rathgama murder: Another SI, Cop remanded

7 March 2019 12:21 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

  • Three PCs still evading CID

 

By Darshana Sanjeewa 

Another Sub Inspector (SI) of Police and a Police Constable (PC) attached to the Southern Province Special Criminal Investigation Department were arrested and remanded till March 13 by the Galle Magistrate over the abduction and killing of two businessmen from Rathgama, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said yesterday.

He said the SI and the PC were arrested on Tuesday after they summoned to the CID to record statements over the abduction and murder of two businessmen.   


The  spokesman said a total of six police officers were in remand custody over the incident. “A Chief Inspector, Inspector, two Sub Inspectors and two police constables were arrested by the CID over the incidents and are in remand custody. A forest officer were also among the arrested by the CID,” SP Gunasekera said.   


The two businessmen, 33-year-old Manjula Asela Kumara and 31-year-old Rasin Chinthaka were abducted on January 23 by some unidentified men who were clad in what appeared to be police uniform.   The CID later informed court that the two businessmen had been murdered.   


Earlier, the police also recovered bone fragments and teeth suspected to be those of the two businessmen were recovered from the Kanumuldeniya-Megdagamgoda forest reserve in Walasmulla.   The Galle Chief Magistrate earlier issued overseas travel ban on five police constables who are evading the CID over abduction and murder of the two businessmen.   

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Employees’ health and safety our top-most priority - Brandix

When inquired, Brandix Apparel Limited said that health and safety of employe

“Workers who fainted had water sprinkled on their faces and had to work again”

Health authorities believe the first reported Covid-19 infected worker from t

“Social media ruined us” - husband of Minuwangoda Brandix factory worker

The Minuwangoda Brandix factory worker who first tested positive for Covid-19

Last rites far from home

The body of the Sri Lankan migrant worker Bandu who died of coronavirus in Du

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.