Video: Anuradapura murder suspect refused to confess.

Monday, 11 November 2013 - 19:54

Video%3A+Anuradapura+murder+suspect+refused+to+confess.

The suspect of the Vihara Halmille-Kulama 5-member murder case and former army solider refused to confess as he volunteered to do so earlier when he was produced before the Anuradhapura Chief Magistrate today.

 

Later Chief Magistrate and Additional District Judge Ruwandika Marasinghe remanded the 30-year old suspect and resident of Bakamuna till 25th of this month.

 

The Magistrate also ordered to send the material evidence of the murder including a blood smeared machete, a shovel and some clothes to the government analyst and for DNA tests.

 

The Magistrate also ordered prison authorities to allow an army major to obtain a statement with regard to the murder from the suspected former soldier.

 

Our court correspondent said that the statement was obtained from the suspect while he was sitting inside the Black Maria.

 

The mother, her son and daughter, a relative woman and her son were hacked to death inside a house at Vihara Halmille-Kulama in Anuradhapura last Tuesday.

 

Another person who critical injured in the attack has been receiving treatment at Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital.

 



Curfew in Ratnapura and Pelmadulla will NOT be lifted tomorrow
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 - 23:24

Curfew will not be lifted in Ratnapura and Pelmadulla police areas tomorrow (9th April) and travel through these areas too will not be permitted according... Read More

Concessionary period for the payment of vehicle fines - Postal Department
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 - 23:30

The Postal Department of Sri Lanka has planned to provide a concessionary period for the payment of vehicle fines through the Post Offices.This will apply... Read More

600 people dead and thousands poisoned in Iran after drinking high-concentration alcohol to cure coronavirus
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 - 21:22

More than 600 people have died and thousands more have been poisoned in Iran after drinking high-concentration alcohol also known as neat alcohol in the... Read More