Mar 19, 2019

8 more suspects of Ratgama killing arrested

The Criminal Investigation Department has arrested seven more police officers and a wildlife officer on suspicion of assassinating two businessmen from the Boossa area in Ratgama.
Among the arrested 07 police officers, there are 2 sub inspectors, of the Southern Provincial Special Investigations Unit, and a forest ranger in the Walasmulla forest reserve.
The arrest was made when they arrived at the Department of Criminal Investigation Department yesterday (18).
Businessman, Manjula Asela (33) and Rashen Chinthaka ( 31), were arrested for questioning over an illegal firearm and one businessman was killed during the interrogation done by the police.
Later, the police officers had assaulted and killed other businessman too and had burnt their bodies in a forest reserve in Walasmulla.