Police stated that statements have been recorded from 18 persons concerning the murder of Peliyagoda urban councillor Shamila Sandaruwan.
Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that investigations are currently underway based on evidence collected using modern forensic equipment.
5 police teams have been deployed to investigate the murder that took place at 11.30 last morning near Dalugama junction along the Kandy – Colombo main road, however, no arrests have been made.
Urban councillor Shamila Sandaruwan’s vehicle was followed by 2 unidentified motorcyclists who collided with the councillor’s vehicle and fled the scene after shooting the councillor.
The councillor died on the spot while his friend was injured.
The mother of the deceased urban councillor Shamila Sandaruwan told our news team that she will reveal the criminals behind her son’s death.