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A partly burnt body of a 33 year old businessman found inside a car at Asiri Mawatha in Kohuwala last night, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

He said the car, a Wagon R vehicle, in question had been completely burnt and was found around 11.30 last night.

The deceased has been identified as a resident of  Bathiya Mawatha in Kalubowila.

The Spokesman said that they had received information that the deceased had gone to a certain place for dinner and then travelled in the car.

The Kohuwala Police are conducting further investigations.

The Government Analyst and other experts will be summoned to the scene and a magisterial inquiry will also be held, he said.

  Comments - 13

  • Yeoman Thursday, 11 March 2021 08:01 AM

    Another Thajudeen?

    Ganesh Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:12 AM

    Eerily similar!

    Mr.D Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:26 AM

    So what it implies is no one saw the car burning?

    sacre blieu Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:42 AM

    Surely there would have been someone in the area who would have seen the vehicle burning or experiencing acrid smells, and could have warned the police. This is how citizens of today have been pummeled so much by extortion and crime, and are afraid to get involved.

    FF Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:42 AM

    PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE FOR THAJUDEENS MURDER IS IN A BETTER POSITION TO REPEAT THE ACT

    WHY ? Thursday, 11 March 2021 09:47 AM

    Living in the North the only violence we saw was during the terror from the LTTE, Sri Lankan Army, and the IPKF. All other times North was and still is a very peaceful place. But the South is ALWAYS in PERPETUAL GHASTLY VIOLENCE irrespective of war or peace in the land.

    Nadee Thursday, 11 March 2021 01:38 PM

    this is not the south. Its the western province. Get a compass.

    Lal Samarakoon Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:04 AM

    Definitely our brave Police Officers will find the culprit who was involved.

    J.J.M. Perera Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:05 AM

    May be a Political revenge.

    Dee Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:16 AM

    It had traveled on the road, turned into private lane and subsequently caught fire. Probably the driver had fallen asleep. Need to be careful of cars, they just go on the road in the night stop itself and catch itself on fire.

    Peacemaker Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:35 AM

    Wow! Under previous rajapaksa regime, there were white vans, under this rajapaksa criminal regime, it’s so called ‘unknown murders’

    Srilankan Thursday, 11 March 2021 03:37 PM

    Sri Lanka becoming a dangerous place to live.. All such incidents will deter tourism arrivals and investment inflows and moreover this will damage a good Will of Sri Lanka too. 30 years of blood bath is not enough for these criminals. Police and law enforcement agent must act on this case and punish all murderers if they want to see peace in this island . These crimals are damaging a good name of Sri Lanka

    Anthony. R Friday, 12 March 2021 12:15 PM

    We might go in for a another PCoI .to fi d out the culprots. All trust the capable police department.


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