Thursday, 08 August 2019 - 14:08


Five suspects arrested in connection with the murder of a businessman in the Jambugasmulla area in Nugegoda have been remanded until the 22nd of this month.

They were produced before Nugegoda Additional Magistrate Harris Pelpola today.

Three suspects arrested in connection with this incident were earlier released on bail and today another suspect was released on a surety bail of two hundred thousand.

The Kohuwala police informed the court that the main suspect in the incident has fled the country and that an investigation is underway to arrest him.

Two businessmen who were traveling in a jeep were shot by two people on a motorcycle on the 28th of last month in Jambugasmulla, Nugegoda.

One businessman was killed and the other businessman was injured.

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