Protest in Rathgama over murder of 2 businessmen

A protest was staged in Rathgama today over the murder of two businessmen allegedly by the Police.

Residents of the area and relatives of the two businessmen blocked the Galle Road and protested.

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

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

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID), which is investigating the incident had unearthed the details.

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

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 Officer in Charge of the Southern Crimes Investigations Unit and a Sub Inspector were arrested and 15 policemen were ordered to be transferred over the incident. (Colombo Gazette)


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