Vaas Gunawardena’s son presented before courts

Thursday, 08 August 2013 - 13:14


Main suspect in the abduction and murder of millionaire businessman Mohammed Siyam, son of former DIG Vaas Gunawardena, Ravindu Gunawardena was produced before courts today.


During the hearing the Colombo Crimes Division had requested the Court to grant permission to hold Ravindu Gunawardena for a further 24 hours for questioning.


Additional Magistrate Mohammed Sahabdeen who acquiesced to the request ordered the suspects Ravindu Gunawardena and Shrimal Hettiarachchi, who was arrested along with Ravindu Gunawardena to be remanded till the 14th of this month.


Ravindu Gunawardena was arrested while staying at a house in Mayura Lane in Borelesgamuwa – Pepiliyana yesterday morning.