Two suspects were arrested for the Killing of Eswaradasan Keniswaran of Wairwan Kovil St. Palapettu, Trincomalee. The victim was hacked to death on April 18, 2012 at Aiyakarni by unidentified persons.
The CID had taken over the investigations into the death and had arrested a pilot and another contract killer. According to the Police the Pilot was in an illicit love affair with the victims wife and together with the wife had paid 1750 punds to the contract killer for the murder of the man.
The CID and the Police had conducted its inquiries based entirely on scientific evidence since there were no eyewitness accounts of the murder, the Police said.