The interrogation comes weeks after former Crimes OIC of the Narahenpita police, Sumith Champika Perera who was arrested by the CID for concealing information on the murder, shared vital information with the CID over the cover up of Thajudeen’s murder, including the details of several others who had played a part in concealing the murder.
DIG Traffic, Amarasiri Senarathne had also being questioned by the CID over the murder.
Thajudeen, a Sri Lankan ruggerite and former Havelock SC captain, was killed in Colombo in May 2012, and the police initially ruled it as a death by accident, however subsequent to a second autopsy, it was revealed that he had being murdered. Six suspects, including ‘Captain Tissa‘, the personal chauffer of former President Rajapaksa, who also served as a bodyguard to former First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa, and their sons, Namal and Yoshitha have been identified as possible suspects by CID.
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