Another suspect in connection with Seya Sedewmi’s murder was arrested today.
The Minuwangoda Magistrate has allowed police to detain him for 72 hours for questioning.
The suspect was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department and he was produced before Acting Minuwangoda Magistrate Priyanthi Liyanarachchi today.
On the 19th of September the police arrested a 17 year old student and a 31 year old father of one in connection with the murder.
The CID on 23rd September however arrested an individual known as ‘Kondaya’ who is said to be the main suspect in the case.
The Minuwangoda Chief Magistrate D.A. Ruwan Pathirana declared in open Court on the 1st that the DNA tests of the 17-year student and the father of one, do not match with the DNA tests of the murdered 5-year old girl of Kotadeniyawa and subsequently they were relased.