7 suspects placed under arrest in connection to murder of JVP activist

Sunday, 13 January 2013 - 19:07

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The Chunnkkam police have arrested 7 persons in connection to the murder of

the JVP activist who was killed in the Padawiya-Bogaha-wewa-Kone-katiyawa area this morning.

Furthermore the two jeeps which are suspected to have been instrumental in the attack have been seized at the Punnalakattuwan area in Chunnakkam.

The suspects at present have been handed over to the Padawiya police for further investigations.

C.L. Sani Senarathna the 42 year old deceased JVP activist succumbed to his injuries while on his way to hospital last evening, following an assault which was launched at him.