Suspects arrested over Rathgama murder further remanded

The seven suspects arrested over the Rathgama murder have been further remanded.

They were produced in court and further remanded till March 27.

The two businessmen, Manjula Asela and Rasheen Chinthaka, had been reported missing since January 23 this year.

Investigations later revealed that the two businessmen in Rathgama had been killed and the bodies were later burnt.

Human hair and bones believed to be that of the two businessmen had been found from the Walasmulla, Madagamgoda forest.

Investigations revealed that the two businessmen were abducted by men dressed in clothes similar to that of the Police.

They were kept in a house, killed and the bodies were later burnt.

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID), which is investigating the incident had unearthed the details and arrested a group of policemen over the incident. (Colombo Gazette)

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