Police receive several tip-offs regarding Kurunegala policeman's murder : Video
Police Headquarters state that a large amount of important information regarding the abduction of two police constables and the murder of one of them is being uncovered.
The Criminal Investigative Division is currently receiving information regarding the perpetrators, the direction they came from and the vehicle they used.
In addition, the Police Media Unit stated that statements have been recorded from approximately 20 individuals in connection with the incident.
Two police constables who were on traffic duty at the Gatuwana junction along the Kurunegala – Dambulla road were abducted by a group of individuals yesterday morning and they were subsequently taken to the Ranawana region in the Badagamuwa Reserve.
The abductors then proceeded to strip one police constable naked and shot him dead.
The other police constable had wrestled with his captors and fled from the scene.
Investigations are being lead by a special team from the CID along with 10 police teams.