Murder suspected in death of Wasim Thajudeen

WaseemThe police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) informed court today that it suspects murder over the death of former Sri Lanka ruby player Mohommed Wasim Thajudeen.

Thajudeen died on May 17, 2012 in Kirulapone when his car crashed into a wall. According to police reports at the time, the rugby player was driving home after attending a party when he lost control of the car and crashed into a wall on Park Road. The car had exploded instantly and burnt the victim.

However suspicions arose later after it was reported that there could have been a political connection in the death of Thajudeen. (Colombo Gazette)