The army intelligence officer was arrested recently in connection to the murder and was produced for an identification parade today.
During the identification parade Wickremetunga’s driver had identified the suspect. Wickrematunge’s driver was abducted days after Wickremetunga was killed.
The founding editor of The Sunday Leader newspaper was killed while he was on his way to office in Attidiya on January 8, 2009. (Colombo Gazette)