Body of suspects instrumental in Moratuwa Priests murder discovered from Bandaragama

Monday, 04 February 2013 - 13:05


The bodies of the two suspects believed to have been instrumental in the murder of the Chief Incumbent of the Moratuwa-Egoda Uyana-Upananda Vihara has been discovered by police while lying in the Bandaragama-Dalkada area this morning.

According to the Police Media Unit the two suspects had been shot & are believed to have succumbed to their death owing to injuries.

The Chief Incumbent of the temple Venerable Matigahathanne Wimala Wansha Thero had been impaled by the suspects last night & had succumbed to his injuries upon having being admitted to the Panadura hospital.

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Prishantha Jayakodi speaking to our news team expressed the following views in this regards.