The body of a man found with gunshot wounds in Nawagamuwa this morning has been identified as the main suspect wanted over the murder of a businessman in Sapugaskanda last year, the police said.
The Nawagamuwa police identified the deceased as 37-year-old Chamila Prasad Karunaratne, a resident of Kelaniya.
His body was found this morning near a rubber land at Godellawatte in Nawagamuwa and police also recovered several T56 ammunition and empty cartridges near the body.
The investigation revealed that the deceased was the main suspect of the killing of 35-year-old Danushka Sanjeewa alias ‘Manna’ who was shot dead by two gunmen who came on a motorbike at Galwala Junction in Sapugaskanda on December 12 last year.(Darshana Sanjeewa)