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Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 9:39
TWO ARRESTED FOR THE MURDER OF THE JAILOR REMANDED
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Two suspects arrested in connection with the murder of the Chief Jailor of the Colombo-Welikada Prison training school have been remanded until September 2.

This was when the suspects were produced before Balapitiya Magistrate Sampath Gamage yesterday.

The two suspects who were remanded are aged 25 and 26 and are residents of Hikkaduwa.

They were arrested by the Ambalangoda police on the 13th for possession of heroin.

They were produced before the Balapitiya Magistrate's Court and remanded until yesterday.

During interrogation, several details regarding the murder of the jailor have been revealed.

The Ambalangoda police have recovered 63 live bullets used for T-56 rifles and 14 SIM cards from the home of one of the suspects.

Ruwan Thihara Jayaratne, the main jailer of the Welikada Prison Training School, was shot dead with a T-56 rifle at the Kuleegoda Junction, Ambalangoda on the 3rd of August.

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