Two arrested over Weeraketiya murder

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:21 AM Nov 29 2021
Local Two arrested over Weeraketiya murder

Two suspects were arrested on 27 November in connection with a murder that was committed in Weeraketiya a week earlier.

The suspects are believed to have shot, stabbed and mutilated a man, Police said.

The two, aged 29 and 33 year, have been identified as residents of Debokkawa East and Kavantissapura,

Their interrogation led to the finding of a foreign-manufactured live hand grenade, a blood-stained shirt worn by one of the suspects at the time of the murder, a motorcycle, a 12-bore round and a locally-manufactured firearm.

The arrestees were produced before the Weeraketiya Magistrate's Court yesterday (28) and were detained for 48 hours.


Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:21 AM Nov 29 2021

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