The Palmadulla Magistrate Chandani Neranjala Dias ordered today to send the knife which was used for the Kahawatte double murder and the 82 pieces of cloth which were recovered from the 1st suspect’s residence to the government analyst and the Genetec Institution.
The Magistrate had ordered the Genetec Institution to conduct a DNA test to find out whether there is human blood on the knife which was used for the murder and to reveal information as to whose blood it is.
The Government Analyst has been ordered to find out whether there is human blood on the pieces of cloth which were recovered.
The Crimes Investigation Division recovered this knife and pieces of cloth according to the statements of the chief suspect of this incident Lokugamhewage Darshana alias Raju and produced before the count.
The Palmadulla Magistrate ordered to remand the 3 suspects who were arrested with regard to the Kahawatte double murder until the 19th of March.