Ten suspects wanted in connection with the murder of a 48 year old fisherman in Puttalam area were taken into custody by the Puttalam police. The body of the victim was found dumped by the road side in the early hours of Sunday.
The victim a fisherman and fishing net maker is a resident of Kanda Thoduwawa. The police stated that the crime scene where the victim was killed had been tampered in manner no evidence could be collected.
The reason for the murder is still unknown. The Puttalam police are conducting further investigations and the suspects are scheduled to be presented in Court today. (Hiran Priyankara)