4TH LEAD (UPDATE)

9 decomposed bodies recovered in Puththa'lam

[TamilNet, Friday, 08 June 2007, 11:33 GMT]
Nine dead bodies were recovered by the Police in Dummaladeniya at Wennappuwa in Puththa'lam district and transferred to Ragama Teaching Hospital for autopsy Saturday morning. Police in Wennappuwa has cordoned off the unpopulated area and the search operation is continuing Saturday to recover more dead bodies from the interior shrub jungles.

Three national identity cards and wallets were recovered by Police at Dummaladeniya crime scene. Police declined to reveal the identity to the media.

Policemen who recovered the bodies, each lying in 200 meter distance next to the other near a bridge in Haldenduwa, 2 km from the Puththa'lam main road, believed that the victims were slain and dumped there 2 weeks ago.

The Wennappuwa Acting Magistrate Gamini Arthanayake visited the crime scene Saturday morning.

Decomposed bodies recovered
Decomposed bodies recovered
Decomposed bodies recovered

 

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