Investigations underway into killing in Piliyandala

Investigations underway into killing in Piliyandala

Investigations underway into killing in Piliyandala

Written by Tharushan Fernando

05 Jul, 2015 | 4:24 pm

The body of a youth, said to be a temporary resident of the Madapatha area in Piliyandala, has been found. Police Media Spokesperson, ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that two people have been arrested in connection to the murder and that the deceased is said to be a 20-year-old resident of the Tissamaharama area.

He further said that the victim had been missing since January 28 and that the monk of the Viharaya in which the missing youth was said to have resided in, filed a complaint with the Piliyandala police as well.

Investigations revealed that a youth who was travelling with him on the motorcycle had allegedly murdered the victim and hid his body in a paddy field, and later burnt the remains.

The police have arrested the victim’s colleague along with another individual.

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