The police have arrested 5 more individuals in connection with the murders that took place in the Deraniyagala – Nooriwatta Estate.
The police media unit stated that the Deraniyagala police had received numerous complaints regarding the suspects who were arrested and robberies, hijackings and murders are among the more serious charges against them.
Among the suspects arrested is a woman named Seetha Kalyani who had a close relationship with the former Deraniyagala Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Anil Champika Wijesinghe also known as “Atha Kota” and two nephews of the former PS chairman.
Details regarding other crimes in the region were uncovered following the murder of the Deraniyagala – Nooriwatta Estate Director Nihal Perera on the 5th of July of this year.
So far 21 suspects including Deraniyagala Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Anil Champika Wijesinghe alias “Atha Kota” have been arrested in connection with the murder of the Deraniyagala – Nooriwatta Estate Director Nihal Perera and remanded after being produced before courts.