Main suspect in Constable killing nabbed
The main suspect in the abduction of two Police Constables and later
in Kurunegala was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department
in Teldeniya yesterday.
The suspect along with several others including three army deserters
went missing since the abduction and looting a fuel station in
Kurunegala two weeks ago.
The suspect is being detained by the CID for further investigation,
Police Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said.
The two Constables attached to the Traffic Branch of the Kurunegala
Police were abducted by a gang whilst on duty in the Badagamuwa area,
one of whom was later tortured and shot dead by the abductors. The other
Constable managed to flee for his life.