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The Kadawatha Acting Magistrate today issued an arrest warrant against the son of Minister Mervyn Silva’s parliamentary secretary in connection with the killing of Kelaniya PS member Hasitha Madawala.

The parliamentary secretary Sarath Kumara Edirisinghe alias Singapore Sarath was earlier granted bail on the advice of the Attorney general.

When the case was taken up yesterday, the CID informed court that the government analyst’s report, on the motor cycle said to have been used by main suspect, said there was evidence of it being modified.

The CID also informed court that during questioning, the suspects had informed the CID that the weapon used in the killing was given to them by the secretary’s son Ishan Edirisinghe.

Investigations had revealed that he had fled the country.

The acting magistrate issued a warrant for his arrest as soon as he arrives in the country

The other three suspects were remanded till April 18. (Dasun Rajapakse and Ganindu Rochana Samaratunga)

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  • rega Monday, 08 April 2013 11:50 AM

    after all these, AG withdrwas charges!

    Nodrog Monday, 08 April 2013 11:51 AM

    Will the murderers be reined in or will they be released for lack of evidence??? Going by recent trends it all points to them being released.

    Ranil Monday, 08 April 2013 11:51 AM

    Ahhh... The horse has bolted again

    MyLanka Monday, 08 April 2013 11:56 AM

    No Point in wasting time.... He won't be punished anyway and will be released saying "Sathya Jaya gani..."

    Kumara Monday, 08 April 2013 12:23 PM

    May be they waited until he escaped overseas...

    AAAA Monday, 08 April 2013 12:26 PM

    Who is MAD. Who are MADS. Fault mirror? Magistrate ,, the police,, or the readers or. Politicians ,,, we need more brains to live in srilanka

    meranchi Monday, 08 April 2013 01:47 PM

    only warrant issue i thing when he will arrest.....i

    RAZA Tuesday, 09 April 2013 03:01 AM

    POLICE AND COURTS ARE WASTING TIME ,PUBLIC MONEY.

    sbd Tuesday, 09 April 2013 04:22 AM

    Biggest polluter of public funds are the politicians.If SL has no politicians it will have 100%GDP.


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