Decapitated body: Intense police search in Buttala

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 11:51 AM Mar 5 2021
Local Decapitated body: Intense police search in Buttala

Police will conduct a search operation from Buttala to where the suspect's house is located to search for the severed head of the woman found in a suitcase in the Dam Street.

The Dam Street OIC said that the operation will be launched tomorrow morning (06) and he is expected to arrive at Buttala with his team of police officers tonight (05).

Forest areas from Buttala to Badalkumbura where the suspect was staying will be searched, the OIC said.

According to CCTV footage, the suspect had boarded a bus traveling from Colombo to Moneragala around 4.10 pm on 01 March and had stopped at Pelmadulla for dinner, Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said.

It was later revealed that he had got off the bus in Buttala around 11.30 pm.

Meanwhile, search operations are being carried out in the Kelani River to find the head of the murdered woman, DIG Ajith Rohana mentioned.

The OIC of the Dam Street Police stated that the operation will be carried out with the help of divers.

Tharaka Samman

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 11:51 AM Mar 5 2021

More News