Sep 29, 2017

More revelations on Thajudeen murder! Featured

The CID says it is investigating the identified killers of rugger player Wasim Thajudeen in order to arrest them.

Making submissions to Colombo additional magistrate J. Trotsky, OIC (homicides) of the CID Ranjith Munasinghe also said they have received reports into suspicious telephone given by the President’s House on the day of the murder.

Investigations are underway, on the basis of information supplied by private informants, into telephone call analysis reports and the behaviour of the killers before and after the incident.

Police go through phone calls

Police are going through the reports of telephone calls taken in Colombo district between 9.00 pm on 16 May 2012 and 9.00 am on 17 May 2012.

The Government Analyst’s Department has been unable to make a conclusion about the person who had been seen, according to media reports and witness accounts, near Laugfs Supermarket at Havelock Town while going after Thajudeen.

Suspects in the case, former crimes OIC of Narahenpita police Sumith Champika Perera and former DIG Anura Senanayake were produced for the hearing yesterday (28).

State counsel Dilan Ratnayake said retired JMO Ananda Samarasekara who performed the first postmortem examination has been suspended for six months by the Sri Lanka Medical Council.

Delay in arrests

The CID also received Attorney General’s advice with regard to statements given by six JMOs, two drivers and the official photographer.

The lawyer for the aggrieved party said his clients were awaiting justice as the arrest of the suspects were getting delayed despite the existence of adequate evidence.

The case will be taken up again on November 08.

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