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The Chief Incumbent of the Punyawardanaramaya Temple at Elahera, Heeratiya in Polonnaruwa had been killed in an attack on Saturday night over personal dispute, the Police said.
 
Initial Police investigations had revealed that 47-year-old Ven. Alakolamada Dhammarathana Thera was killed inside his room of the Temple complex after attacking him with a club, Police Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said.
 
Police also arrested the driver of the monk in connection with the murder.
 
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  • alex Sunday, 22 June 2014 11:03 AM

    Cheap politics to fueling the current issue

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 23 June 2014 11:48 AM

    The Police might find a suicide note by the monk saying that he killed himself.

    Mason Monday, 23 June 2014 01:45 PM

    Going by the latest happenings divulged elsewhere by the police, this too may be a case of the priest killing himself.

    IMTHIYAS M IDRIS Sunday, 22 June 2014 02:19 PM

    Pls be aware. Sinhala and Muslims are brothers. Somebody is trying to eradicate the brotherhood in the beautiful island. pls ...... via DM Android App

    DON Sunday, 22 June 2014 02:24 PM

    RIP via DM Android App

    mollamaari Sunday, 22 June 2014 02:13 PM

    Is this work of a TOP LEVEL treasure hunter group??

    M.O.A.Careem Sunday, 22 June 2014 02:44 PM

    put an end to it.......

    Mohammed ruzdi Sunday, 22 June 2014 03:08 PM

    what a pathetic situation input country like this.No respect for the clergy and innocent lives via DM Android App

    mithra Sunday, 22 June 2014 03:02 PM

    Later police will say it is a self inflicted death.

    Perumal Sunday, 22 June 2014 10:16 AM

    Fires, killings and drugs by unidentified groups!!

    imran Sunday, 22 June 2014 04:02 PM

    Sorry to hear that. May the justice be served if justice is alive in Sri Lanka.


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