Karandeniya PS Deputy Chairman assassination: Chief suspect arrested

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The chief suspect of the assassination of Karandeniya Predashiya Sabha Deputy Chairman Somapala Amarakeerthi Donald Sampath Ranweera was arrested in Kahawa a short while ago.

The Deputy Chairman was shot dead while returning home from a wedding at Uragasmanhandiya by two gunmen who arrived on a motorcycle at Uragasmanhandiya in Elpitiya on June 8.

Another suspect identified as Paththini Hakuru Asela Ranasinghe (24) of Pahalawela, North Magala, Uragasmanhandiya was arrested on June 9 by Karandeniya Police.

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