Former Embilipitiya Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) DWC Dharmaratna who was arrested over the death of a youth in Embilipitiya was remanded until 8 April on the orders of the Embilipitiya Magistrate Prasanna Fernando today (March 30).
The former ASP was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on February 02 in connection with the death of a youth in Embilipitiya. The former ASP was summoned by the CID to record a statement the same morning and was arrested thereafter.
Warrants were issued by the Embilipitiya Additional Magistrate on January 27 on several suspects including the former Embilipitiya ASP and the Headquarters Inspector (HQI), S.R.J. Dias, in connection with the incident.
The investigation into the incident was handed over to the CID on January 22.