Geeganage Amarasena alias Joolampitye Amare who surrendered to courts yesterday has been placed under custody until the 11th of July.
The accused had handed himself over to courts on several warrants that had been issued against him previously.
These warrants arraign charges against Geeganage Amarasena for attempting to have escaped the Tangalle Prison complex in 2002, homicide in the Tangalle police division & attempted murder.
The accused was represented by an attorney in courts yesterday was subsequently ordered to be placed under custody until today.
Geeganage Amarasena alias Joolampitye Amare has also been accused of being linked to the dual homicide which occurred in Katuwana recently.
Accordingly the accused is due to be presented before the Walasmulla Magistrates Court on the 29th of June for an identification parade.