04 suspects have been arrested by police in connection to the incident where a body of a youth was tied, mutilated & burnt in the Ragama-Thewaththa area.
The youth had been murdered on the 7th of this month and a complaint in this regard had been lodged by the youth's parents at the Kadawatha police.
Accordingly police had accessed the call records of the youth's mobile phone had ascertained that he had been an area resident of the Kadawatha Ihalabiyanwila area.
Investigations by police have revealed that those placed under arrest were companions of the murdered youth, who killed him to obtain cash as well as a gold chain in his possession.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Prishantha Jayakodi explained the following views to our news team in this regard.