Video : Update : Investigations underway to arrest the Kamburupitiya murder main suspect.

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 - 7:54

Police says that investigations have commenced to arrest the main suspect of the murder of a police constable and his wife at Masmulla in Kamburupitiya.

A Senior Police Officer in the Southern Province told our news team that the suspect is a member of a serial criminal gang which had had involvement in several first degree crimes in the Province.

He also said a separate investigation on persons who kept close contacts with the gangsters has also been initiated.

Meanwhile 2 other suspects, arrested in connection with the same murder jumped to Denagama tank and tried to flee while they were being taken to one of their secret weapon stores yesterday night.

Later the 2 suspects died after being admitted to hospital.

The 2nd suspect of the murder also died in a police shooting on the 22nd of this month.

Update : Wednesday, 27 November 2013 - 1:03 PM

2 more suspects of the Kuburupitiya double murder dies after jumping into a lake.

Two more suspects in the killing of a police constable and his wife in a house at Maasmulla in Kuburupitiya in the Matara District died after being admitted to hospital after they had jumped into a tank.

Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana told our news team that these suspects arrested last night had thus tried to flee by jumping into the Denagama Tank.

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