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Monday, 23 January 2017 - 7:20
Another suspect arrested in connection to the murder of Uddammita Samare
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Another suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of Udammita Samare who was shot and killed near the Weyangoda Railway Station on the 24th of December.

The arrest was made based on footage obtained from a CCTV camera close to the location where the murder took place.

Footage revealed two individuals getting out of the vehicle that Udammita Samare was travelling in.

One had a weapon tucked into his waistband.

The arrest was made in Yakkala- Weeragulu.The 39 year old suspect had a Micro type firearm and 4 bullets in his possession at the time of the arrest.

Janaka Samantha Samaradiwakara alias Udammita Samare was shot dead on the 24th of December while travelling with 4 others in a hybrid car.

A T-56 had been used in the shooting.

Police are conducting investigations to ascertain if the shots were fired inside the vehicle, as indicated by visible bullet marks on the rear shutters.

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