Rathgama homicide : Suspects further remanded

Rathgama homicide : Suspects further remanded

Rathgama homicide : Suspects further remanded

Written by Staff Writer

13 Mar, 2019 | 3:16 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Seven men arrested over the murder of two businessmen from Rathgama were further remanded until the 27th of March by Galle Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekunawela.

The Senior State Counsel informed court there is concrete evidence to hold the suspects behind bars. The Senior State Counsel stated the remains of the charred clothing of the suspects were found close to the site where the bodies of the two businessmen were burnt.

Permission was granted to send samples of the charred clothing and parts of the mobile devices used by the victims to the Government Analyst.

A Chief Inspector, an Inspector, two sub-inspectors and two police Constables attached to the Southern Province Special Investigations Unit and a Forest Officer are currently in remand over the double homicide.

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