Lamahewa and Rangajeewa further remanded

Lamahewa and Rangajeewa further remanded

Written by Staff Writer

19 Sep, 2018 | 7:08 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage today (September 18) ordered Former Prisons Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa and the Police Narcotics Bureau Inspector Neomal Rangajeewa to be further remanded until the 2nd of October.

The duo were arrested in connection to the killing of 27 inmates of the Welikada Prison during the 2012 Welikada Prison riots.

The Additional Magistrate issued the order taking into account facts presented by the Criminal Investigations Department explaining that they are yet to receive the Government Analyst’s report on the firearms and ammunition used in the incident.

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