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Officer-In-Charge of Kahawatta murder investigation transferred

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The Officer-In-Charge of the special Colombo Crime Division (CCD) that had been appointed to probe a series of killings that had taken place in Kahawatta, had reportedly been transferred with effect from yesterday (27), days before the arrest of the main suspect in these killings, informed sources said.

It is learnt that the transfer order had been served on the said officer, an Inspector of Police, asking him to report to Headquarters immediately. They speculated that the transfer order had gone out after pressure had been brought to bear from a politician in the area.

These same sources said that the officer was on the verge of making an arrest after collecting evidence from the murders that had occurred in Kahawatta and that he had been on the tail of the main suspect when he received his marching orders.  According to these sources, the same officer was able to recover some of the artifacts that were robbed from the National Museum a few months ago. Police Headquarters had sent him to Kahawatta a few weeks ago to track down the killer/s as a reward for this success.

Following the murders of six women in the Kahawatta area a few months ago a tense situation had prevailed in the area, resulting some of the villagers fleeing the area fearing their life. Later, police arrested Godakawela UPFA Pradeshiya Sabha member Lokugamhewage Dharmasiri and several others allegedly in connection with these murders.

  Comments - 19

  • Upu Friday, 28 September 2012 10:22 AM

    Is this also routine transfer Mr. Ajith Rohana ?

    perumal Monday, 01 October 2012 02:59 AM

    No men, this is not rule of law! This is Rule of Rajapakse!! Rule of Low may be a better description!!!

    vasav Sunday, 30 September 2012 10:12 AM

    this is worst than indian movies. if people pf srilanka do not wake up these monsters will multiply . why MR is feeding these animals?

    dujohn Saturday, 29 September 2012 01:17 PM

    Ratnapura voted for good governance and now at the receiving end

    NA Saturday, 29 September 2012 12:12 PM


    You elected this government for umpteenth time.

    Now live with it.

    Don't complain.

    Mahasonah Friday, 28 September 2012 06:00 PM

    My dear John, we know you are there!

    Junkie Friday, 28 September 2012 03:12 PM

    State terrorism.

    SL_democrzy Friday, 28 September 2012 01:17 PM

    It is ratnapura public to act now!!\
    This Gvt is soo cheap.

    Wimal Friday, 28 September 2012 01:07 PM

    I don't know why people won't believe in the miracle of Asia. There are miracles like this every single day.

    Upul Friday, 28 September 2012 10:23 AM


    flipper Friday, 28 September 2012 04:31 AM

    This is like a typical indian movie now! haha

    Sam Friday, 28 September 2012 05:48 AM

    Only people can change it, no one is really powerful in a country than its own citizens, if politicians can act so powerfully and misuse power, think the amount of power the citizens will have collectively as its the citizens who elected the politicians,

    prasa Friday, 28 September 2012 05:44 AM

    Police - As always being wagging tail

    What is the use of law enforcement authority without authority. And MR asking people not to take law into their hands. It will happen soon.

    Ranjit Friday, 28 September 2012 05:07 AM

    Owa ohoma thamai.
    Miracle of Asia !!

    Fusion Friday, 28 September 2012 05:05 AM

    suba anaagathayak

    willows Friday, 28 September 2012 04:56 AM

    Wonder of Asia at its best???

    Mishra Friday, 28 September 2012 04:52 AM

    Let me cry. It is shame. How can we change this?

    geriatrix Friday, 28 September 2012 04:38 AM

    This reminds me of Prison Break!!!

    D.P.Liyanage Friday, 28 September 2012 04:33 AM

    Clever Officer has been transfered. This is what politicians in that area wanted as he's doing impartial investigations. Law abide people should analyse why he has been transfered. Now all politicians involved in those murders will get released.

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