Matara student murder : Main suspect and other arrested

Matara student murder : Main suspect and other arrested

The main suspect involved in the Matara – Elawella Road stabbing incident where a student was killed, has been arrested and remanded until December 03.

The main suspect 17 years old Mathun Kankanamge Sithija Saudharya, was produced before the Matara Additional Magistrate and ordered to be remanded, according to Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara.

Another suspect involved in the incident 17 years old Thushan Nimnajith Dissanayake had surrendered to the Matara SSP’s office today.

The victim Ravindu Gimhan, 19 years old student was stabbed to death while he was attending a tuition class. He was a student of St. Thomas’ College, Matara. This incident was recorded on a CCTV camera.

Five police teams had been deployed to arrest the suspects, while the motorcycle used by the assailants had been abandoned in the Matara-Welewatte area yesterday.