A 44-year-old employee of the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC) was found hacked to death near the back gate of the golf links this morning, Police said.
They said the victim, Chaminda Perera alias ‘Patisse’ who was a resident of Kithulwatta Road in Borella had served as a caddy at the golf club.
The police found the body after it received a call on its 119 emergency number.
Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said no arrests had been made so far and the Borella Police were investigating.
Police said there were several injuries to his head believed to have been caused by a sharp object. The body was referred to the Colombo National Hospital for the postmortem examination. (Sanath Desmond)