The 17-year old school student and the other suspect of the Seya Sadevmi murder were further remanded until the 2nd of October.
The suspects were further remanded after the police informed the court that the DNA test report cannot be produced today as the report was not released as yet.
Meanwhile, lawyers who appeared for the student requested the court to direct the student for a medical test, based on reports that stated the student was assaulted during police custody.
Having considered the request, Magistrate D.A. Ruwan Pathirana ordered for a medical test on the student.
The two suspects were remanded till today, when they were produced before Court on the 23rd of September.
However, the main suspect of the Seya Sadevmi murder, 32-year old Dunesh Priyashantha alias Kondaya was arrested later.
Update : Friday, 18 September 2015 - 12:51
The two earlier suspects of Seya’s case re-remanded
The 17 year old student and the father of one arrested under suspicion for the murder of Seya in Kotadeniyawa, have been re-remanded till the 2nd next month, subsequently to being brought before the Minuwangoda Magistrate D A Ruwanpathirana. It is also revealed that the DNA reports of these two suspects have not yet reached the Court.
The main suspect Dunesh Priyashantha alias Kondaya has been remanded till the 5th of next month. The girl who was murdered after being subjected to severe sexual abuse was found on last 12th beside a canal near her house.
According to the investigations this 17 year old student and the father of one was arrested on last 16th.