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The Welikada Police said yesterday they were continuing with their investigations into the disappearance of 40-year-old Damitha Sagara Chandrasiri, the editor and scriptwriter of the popular ‘Koombiyo’ teledrama.

They said they had no information as to his whereabouts after he went missing a few months ago and even after the release of his photograph seeking public assistance to locate him.

A friend of his had complained to the Police on October 29 saying Damitha, a resident of Senanayaka Mawatha, Vanniyankulama in Anuradhapura, had been missing from his boarding house in Nawala since October 24.

'Koombiyo' became a super hit in Sri Lanka overnight for its unique script and the captivating roles of the two main actors and its scintillating theme song. (Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 4

  • Arif Pardes Tuesday, 01 January 2019 12:05 PM

    Publicity stunt for season number 2? I am sure he will return

    lkboy Tuesday, 01 January 2019 04:02 PM

    I too first thought this was some publicity stunt, but now it looks serious case.

    Ghost Tuesday, 01 January 2019 06:57 PM

    They ought to check all ant colonies in the country!!!

    Jared Coffey Thursday, 05 September 2019 06:49 AM

    Maybe he was seen as talking too much...needed to swim with the fishes... Stories can be too close to reality, but this is speculation.


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