Vaas further remanded

Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena was further remanded today by the Colombo Magistrate over the murder of a Muslim businessman from Bambalapitiya.

The Colombo Magistrate ordered that he be remanded till July 9 and also ordered that his wife appear in Court over the same case.

Gunawardena was arrested by the CID after he was extensively questioned over the incident.

A police Sub Inspector (SI) and two other policemen were also arrested over the same murder.

Mohammed Shyam, 35, a businessman involved in the footwear industry residing at Sagara Road in Bambalapitiya was killed on 22 May.

His body was found in Dompe after he was reported missing. (Colombo Gazette)

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