Three arrested over Kaduwela murder (Update)



Three suspects have been arrested over the naked body found at the 8th Post area in Kaduwela yesterday (02), police said.

The suspects aged 36, 46 and 47 were arrested in the Wellampitiya and Angoda areas. They are residents of the same areas.

Based on the statements made by the suspects, a club and a wire used in the assault were found by the police.

A three-wheeler and a motorcycle used in the crime were also taken into police custody.

Investigations revealed that a dispute between two factions had led to the murder. 

The young man was abducted and beaten to death in the Mulleriyawa area and then his body was left in Kaduwela after carrying it in a three-wheeler.


(Previous News: 3rd August 2023 at 9:00am)

Body found in Kaduwela identified

The Kaduwela Police said that the body found with cuts and stab wounds in a thicket on Lake Road, Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga Mawatha, Kaduwela, is that of a man from Gothatuwa.

The victim was identified as Nindahena Pasindu Chamara Madhushanka.

Police suspect that the man may have been killed in Wellampitiya and was brought to this place afterwards.

A senior police officer said that a special police team went to Wellampitiya to investigate the matter.

The police found two mobile phones and a red cap at the place where the body was found.


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