Police states that all information regarding the murder of a relative of Tamil National Alliance MP Selvam Adakkkalanadan has come to light.
It has been revealed that the individual named Sinnathurei Igneeshwaran had been serving as a liaison attached to a jewellery store in Sea Street.
The victim's wife had recently complained to police regarding the absence of her husband who had gone missing since the 30th of last month.
Accordingly, the Kotahena police which launched investigations into the incident based on this lead apprehended a suspect in Wellampitiya yesterday who had been an accomplice of the deceased victim.
When the suspect was interrogated it had been revealed that the victim had been murdered with the motive of stealing a sum of 3.3 million rupees from two businessmen in Sea Street.
Upon having been murdered, the corpse of the victim had been dumped in the Nanu Oya area in Nuwara Eliya.