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Minuwangoda UPFA urban councillor found dead

29 December 2011 04:25 pm - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The body of a Minuwangoda UPFA urban councillor, Dinesh Chandrasiri Silva was found under a bridge in the Diyagampola area in Kotadeniyawa last night. According to the police his death remains mysterious.

Police have received information that his killing was planned and his body was placed under the bridge after killing him at another place in the area to cover up for it as being a death caused due to an accident.

A number of injuries were detected on his body. His motorbike was found near his body and was still running at the time the body was found by the police. His mobile phone, helmet and pair of slippers were found in three different places, which further led to suspicion over his death.

He had been a bodyguard to parliamentarian Upeksha Swarnamali and following her win he had contested for the Minuwangoda Urban Council. He emerged victorious by obtaining a large number of preferential votes.

The victim was a resident of Divulgas Junction in Madawala and was a father of two. With the death being a mysterious one, investigations are being conducted by a number of special police teams that have been deployed in to the area.

The 28 year old victim is believed to have been a close associate of underworld leader Asitha, who was killed in prison he was also a suspect in connection with death of a woman who was the mother of another leading underworld figure called Dhammika.

The magisterial inquiry was conducted today by the Minuwangoda Additional Magistrate. (Pushpakumara Mallawarachchi)

  Comments - 10

  • ruvan Thursday, 29 December 2011 05:10 PM

    What goes around comes around!

    willows Friday, 30 December 2011 03:46 AM

    where is the law and order in this country now? during war time, at least the law and order was maintained to catch LTTE suspects, now what is happening in this country is very pathetic???? gun culture has emerged with the blessing of the political patronage???

    cunt Friday, 30 December 2011 04:30 AM

    these figures should vanish from SL. SO SL can be build

    azath Friday, 30 December 2011 09:56 AM

    He seems to be connected to underworld gang so, leaving his death not worrying, his assailants should be brought to book

    Najeeb Friday, 30 December 2011 10:44 AM

    Now everything taking place here is mysterious

    PB Friday, 30 December 2011 12:54 PM

    Notorious Criminal - body guard of UPEKSHA SWARNAMALI (PABA) MP ------ ????????????????????????

    Esala Friday, 30 December 2011 01:19 PM

    He is a murder accused out in bail case still pending. Also current member of underground gang. His past records not so good. This seems to power sharing problem in the area.

    ravimal Friday, 30 December 2011 02:49 PM

    sajith and dayasiri are behind this,we urge government to take action

    amara linga Friday, 30 December 2011 03:47 PM

    befour deth how he is,do he help people ,peace,or

    carol Friday, 30 December 2011 03:56 PM

    Its a shame that people actually vote for these goons

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