Final rights of murdered Kelaniya PS member observed

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 - 19:32


The final rights of Murdered Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha member Hasitha Madawala was performed at the Kelaniya-Pilapitiya public cemetery this evening.


The body of the slain pradeshiya sabha member was brought to the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha this evening from his home in Waragoda.


A message of condolence issued by President Mahinda Rajapaksa was read during the funeral ceremony by fellow member Sudarshini Fernandopoulle.


In his release the President had asserted that justice would be served & perpetrators would be brought to book.


Chairman of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha Prasanna Ranaweera meanwhile expressed the following views during the funeral ceremony.




While the corpse of slain Kealaniya Pradeshiya Sabha member Hasitha Madawala was being transported in procession to the Pilapitiya public cemetery, severe vehicular congestion was witnessed from Paliyagoda to Kiribathgoda on the Kandy highway.


Several persons taking part in the funeral procession chanted sloagans in the following manner.