Written by Bella Dalima
04 Dec, 2013 | 7:19 pm
The wife of the Chairman of the Delft Pradeshiya Sabha and the Opposition Leader of the Northern Province, K. Kamalendran have been taken into custody by the Criminal Investigation Department in connection to the murder of the Delft Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman.
The Police Media Spokesperson said an assistant serving at the office of the Northern Province Opposition Leader has also been arrested. Daniel Rexian, the Chairman of the Delft Pradeshiya Sabha was shot dead last Tuesday.
A 9 millimetre pistol, 11 rounds of ammunition and a motorcycle used by the two suspects to flee after allegedly commiting the crime, were taken into police custody.
Daniel Rexian was found dead inside his home located in the Punkudithivu Island while his wife had informed the police that her husband had committed suicide after consuming poison. However, the postmortem examination had revealed that Rexian had been murdered and investigations into the incident were handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department.
The Police Media Spokesperson said that the CID officers had made a breakthrough in the case in five days. The suspects who were produced before the Kayts Magistrate’s Court, were remanded until December 17.
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