Murder in Athurugiriya: nine persons under arrest

Murder in Athurugiriya: nine persons under arrest

Written by News 1st

04 Dec, 2013 | 3:49 pm

Nine people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a youth in a reception hall in Athurugiriya.

The police said that a knife, a motorcycle, car and three-wheeler used for the crime had been seized.

The suspects are allegedly residents of Athurugiriya, Homagama, Oruwala and Udawalawa and are due to be produced before the Kaduwala magistrates court today.

The twenty-two-year old resident of Rajagiriya had been murdered on December 1, at the reception at around 9.30 pm after being beaten with wooden clubs.

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