24 June, 2024


Wasim Thajudeen Murder: Anura Senanayake Bail Application Rejected, Further Remanded

Former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake’s bail application was rejected today and he was further remanded until 23rd June, 2016 by the Colombo Magistrate, for concealing evidence over the murder of ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen.

Senanayake was arrested by the CID on May 23, for concealing evidence pertaining to the murder. He was questioned by the CID for several days before he was arrested.

Thajudeen, a Sri Lankan ruggerite and former Havelock SC captain, was killed in Colombo in May 2012.Anura Senanayake

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  • 53

    Anura, just say Gotabhaya Rajapakshe ordered to kill him. You can get away with all the problems your suffering now. In no time. Thats the way of ‘keep the law and order’ in yahapalana style!

    • 37

      max moron

      “Anura, just say Gotabhaya Rajapakshe ordered to kill him.”

      No stupid moron.

      Gota asked him to cover the case, he said aye aye Gota sir.

      • 18

        Native the nasty man/woman with boiling hatred blood!

        Were you there to hear so?

        • 11


          Native’s comments says he has a strong backbone irrespective of gender unlike Rajapaksha’s “Pandam Kaarayas. Native always campaign for truth and not to protect criminals.

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              “[Edited out]”


              Thanks for keeping it brief.

              • 13

                Now to provide backup evidence that relates to
                `form of citizen’s arrest and police release`
                is not worth the evidence but a historical matter of interest for journos like you and ct.

                It happens very often in the UK.
                (folk think police is complaints garbage bin. Or the same with ambulance service)

                Your police complaint best handled by complaints commission or over to MP.

                There is no ground here to pass psychological warfare over arrest.
                negligence of duty can be his worse nightmare not him strolling at 2 am which is normal for police.

          • 5

            Lapatiya, you are too ‘lapati’ to understand native’s motives. I have been reading his rubbish time to time, since a considerable period of time. Do you know the historical meaning of “pandam kaaraya”? Native is “against” Rajapakshe in order to get the attention of CT readership who are mostly admire bashing MR. So he is doing a brain washing game to promote or white wash tamil racism which is the real curse to this country.

        • 12

          max moron

          “Were you there to hear so?”

          I have never been to the moon I know the scientists have found water there. Though I am not an astronomer I know there is black hole located somewhere 32 million light-years from Earth in the Messier 74 galaxy (M74). I am not talking about the black hole between both of your ears.

          Here is something that you ought to have read but you haven’t, busy carrying MR’s clanking b***s.

          Read the full story and watch the video clip on You Tube:

          Gota’s secretary comes to the rescue of White Van murderers
          Monday, 12 March 2012 17:40

          Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa’s personal assistant Lt. Colonel Nivunhella had visited the Wellampitiya Police in civvies on the 10th to save the four murderers in the White Van group that tried to abduct the Kolonnawa Urban Council Chairman, Ravindra Udeshantha.
          The four assassins who had tried to murder the Kolonnawa Urban Council Chairman had been captured by the people in the area and handed over to the Wellampitiya Police. They also stood guard around the police station in order to ensure that justice was meted out.

          The OIC of the Wellampitiya Police has said the army soldiers could not be released as a result and an argument had ensued between Lt. Colonel Nivunhella and the OIC.

          Nivunhella has walked out of the police station after an old boy of Royal College, Colombo had identified him.

          DIG for Colombo Anura Senanayake had then gone to the Wellampitiya Police to secure the release of the four army soldiers on a directive by the Defence Secretary.

          The Wellampitiya OIC has been transferred with immediate effect to the Field Forces Headquarters due to his failure to abide by the Defence Ministry directive.


          Criminal white van record of Rajapakses exposed: culprits released unlawfully –hereunder are the startling facts



          -Murderous Rajapakses try to kill their own Mayor Idi Amin style using the Army para group

          (Lanka-e-News-11.March.2012, 11.45PM) It has now come to light that the Rajapakse regime criminals with the white van who were for the first time caught by the people and handed over to the Wellampitiya police comprised two Captains, a Lieutenant and a Corporal. These criminals associated with the raging white van murder syndrome had been freed from the police custody unlawfully and taken away by Western zone seiner DIG Anura Senanayake who had arrived at the police station early morning at about 4.40 yesterday . Anything of this most lawless Idi Amin style operation had not been recorded in the police registers.

          Lanka e news wishes give details of these four white Van criminals ; they are :

          1. Army Captain Jayasena Saluge Sampath Pushpa Kumara
          2. Army Captain Wijekoon Mudiyansalage Chaminda Wijekoon
          3. Army Lieutenant Thal Arambalage Gedera Dhanushka Dineth Wijetunge
          4. Army Corporal Sinhabahu Mudiyansalage Saman Kumarasinghe.

          A civilian has been the driver of the white Van No. W P CC 8649 . His name is Samaratunge Mudiyansalage Samaratunge. This is a vehicle that had been acquired by the Govt.

          These four Army officers are attached to the Army Headquarters , Colombo without any specific duties. Recently they have been transferred to the 13th Corps of the Vavuniya Army Headquarters. However , they perform their duties following instructions from the Army Headquarters , Colombo. These criminal white Van operations are carried out under Army chief of staff division, Director General , Major Gen. Jagath Alwis following directives from President Rajapakse and defense Secretary Gotabaya . Lanka e news exposed these details in its article on the 10th of January 2012 under the caption ‘ operators of the new white van culture and dimension exposed’ (http://www.lankaenews.com/English/news.php?id=12605)

          The photographs and video clips of the four murderers associated with the white van who were for the first time caught by the people and handed over to the Wellampitiya police are now in the possession of Lanka e news.

          The Mayor of Kolonnawa UC , Raveendra Udaya Shantha who was lucky enough to escape in the white Van abduction attempt explained to Lanka e News how the white Van criminals were surrounded by the people and handed over to the police…..

          ‘ It is the same group that murdered my younger brother who came to murder me yesterday. I had started a sports society , and we assembled at the ground to discuss the Society’s three months progress. As the enemies of mine , the Kodagoda’s came to the ground , I became suspicious. At the same time I heard the white van has also arrived.
          They were there from 4.00 p.m. We too were watchful. At about 6.00 we were surrounded. I phoned the Wellampitiya police and said , that like how my brother was abducted , the white van has arrived and is trying to abduct me. The van tried to take off when the police was coming. There were 4 individuals in the Van. When our people were surrounding them , one of them shot at me. I also shot with the official pistol in my possession. One of them fled and escaped . Those in the van were caught. Later , when they were given two or three fist shots after putting them on the ground , they screamed ‘ we are from the Army’. A person who had seen the abduction of my brother came and identified one of the culprits, saying, this culprit was there when my brother was abducted. Later they were handed over to the police. But now , according to information received from the police station, the criminals have been forcibly taken away by police personnel. My life is in grave danger right now ’, the Kolonnawa UC Mayor said with apprehension.

          After these murderers were handed over to the Sub Inspector Lakmal of the Wellampitiya police, ASP Soysa and SSP P.S. .C. D Silva of Nugegoda police zone have appeared at the Wellampitiya station and tried to get the criminals released. An army truck too had come over there . The people who had surrounded the police had disallowed the criminals from being removed from the station. However , after the large crowds had gone away at about 1.00 to 2.00 in the dead of night , Anura Senanayake . DIG of the western zone had arrived at the police station at about 4.40 in the early morning , got the suspects released and taken them away.
          Although the police should have recorded in its daily record of the criminals handed over by the people , no such entries have been recorded.. When criminals who have attempted to commit murder are handed over by the people to the police , under the criminal procedure code , they should be arrested by the police for heinous crimes.

          It is a grave crime coming under section 21. Hence , despite the seriousness of the crime , the police making no record in its books is a very serious offence illustrating the raging lawlessness in the country.
          The Rajapakse regime that has by now acquired a notoriety for its lawless culture , had released these murderers from police custody unlawfully , and has even gone so far as to transfer the Wellampitiya station OIC S. .A. R. Samaranayake to the field police headquarters with immediate effect.

          The following weapons and goods were found within the white Van…..

          Two T 56 weapons
          Three Browning pistols made in Czechoslavakia
          Two Cans mortein mosquito sprays.
          5 personal clothes bags
          6 ration packets – food packets which can be kept for sometime without getting spoilt issued by the Army.
          One 3 ½ feet long iron rod
          A bottle containing a yellow colored powder – the powder type is not known.
          Two spray cans without labels ( its contents are not known)
          Two pointed knives
          A pillow
          A special walkie talkies used by the army
          5 mobile phones
          Two display boards those of the Army and ‘yudha hamudha’(in Sinhala)
          9 strips of white and ash colored cloths.
          2 pairs of rubber slippers
          Two pairs of socks
          4 bogus number plates.

          These criminals have told the police that they are a group apprehending army deserters , and are enjoying full support and patronage of the defense Minsitry. May we point out , in case the defense Ministry is ignorant of the law , that it is the military police who should apprehend army deserters and not illicit army groups.

          No matter what , these criminals guilty of heinous crimes had been freed from the police without caring two hoots for the sacrosanct laws of the country by the police higher ups themselves reminiscent of the days of the brutal reign of Idi Amin, the former Uganda Dictator. Mahinda Rajapakse , a byword for lawlessness had very often been described as Idi Amin reincarnation both for his looks and criminalities.

          Hitherto , it was not known for sure who were those truly behind the white van abductions and crimes committed with absolute impunity. Now , with clear and cogent evidence it has been proved beyond any trace of doubt the criminal pair behind are, the President Rajapakse himself and his brother Gotabaya Rajapakse who are the authors , orchestrators and perpetrators of these ghastly and ruthless murders and abductions . It is very unfortunate that the President who had been elected democratically on the votes of the people , and who made grandiloquent promises to uphold democracy and law , after being ably supported by his murderous brother Gota had been targeting innocent civilians for their summary executions.

          The partners in crimes , the brothers , Mahinda Rajapakse and Gotabaya Rajapkse by scheming to kill their own Govt. representative of the people – the Kolonnawa UC Mayor , had demonstrated to the people they are cold blooded murderers directly responsible for all the countless murders and abductions so far involving the white van.

          The whole world has been made known that Sri Lanka is a country that is being ruled by two murderers and not one , thereby surpassing even Idi Amin who murdered solo sans partners .

          (Readers can view the video footage taken when the criminals were in police custody by clicking on the red button on the left side or use this URL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgn0k-V31Q0&feature=youtu.be&noredirect=1)


          Operators of the white Van new criminal culture and dimension exposed

          (Lanka-e-News-10.Jan.2012, 8.30PM) With the dawn of the new year ,the criminal white Van syndrome has also a taken a new turn for the worse pertaining to its abductions and murders- as the crimes have risen so are its novel methods lately adopted…Since the beginning of the new year until the 6th , the white Van abductions have occurred at the rate of one per day. Except in one case of abductions , in all others , the victims were ruthlessly murdered almost immediately and their bodies put on public display, according to a set plan.

          During the period of the war , that is in the year 2007 to 2009 , over 500 Tamil and Muslim people in Colombo and outskirts were abducted , and so far not even a hair of theirs had been picked up , let alone their bodies had been discovered. The nation remained silent assuming that they were LTTE members. Subsequently , abductions were committed on the Sinhalese people with journalist Prageeth Ekneliyagoda being among the first or second of the victims who went missing. That was in the early part of the year 2010.Thereafter , a number of Sinhalese nationals were abducted by the Van and killed ; even their bodies could not be found. Only , the body of Sudu Seeya was found drowned , when washed ashore.

          But with the dawn of the new year 2012 , the white van crimes had taken a new dimension – practically all victims of abductions were murdered and a deliberate display of their dead bodies had been made . It is very evident from this that the aim of this new method is to instill fear in the public based on a cold and calculated plan.

          This novel abduction method was recently inaugurated by the Rajapakse regime in Kelaniya against its own SLFP members with the beginning of the new year. Local body members of the district who had got frightened had not only assembled at the local body chairman’s house in fear of their lives , but have also initiated peaceful protests which are now mounting. On the 8th , they have held a public meeting in this connection , and a huge crowd attended it.

          Meanwhile based on reports reaching Lanka e news , the regime which is engaged in committing abductions via the white Van, killing and displaying the bodies in public is itself gripped by a monumental fear of an imminent people’s rebellion . These criminal actions and novel methods of the regime are primarily aimed at warding off those possibilities by creating a fear psychosis among the people.

          It is learnt that the regime chief had entrusted this novel white Van criminal operations to Major General Jagath Alwis , the Director General of the Army chief of staff division. The Army intelligence unit , as well as five main divisions including training comes under him. This Major General reports direct to the regime chief on the white Van operations and its criminal progress.

          This Major General was originally in the security contingent of the regime chief . After obtaining a training in China , when he returned to Sri Lanka he had been saddled with this post. Until then this post was held vacant .The police protection to this white Van revolutionized operations is provided by DIG Anura Senanayake. The Major General is a very good friend of DIG ‘s late younger brother too.. The close association among them had provided the right climate and groundwork for the white Van criminal operations.

          When the regime chief promised to the close friends of Donald that he would release the latter who was abducted by six armed personnel recently in the white Van , it became very clear that these unlawful abductions done outrageously by the white Van are with the knowledge of country’s leader , and he is therefore absolutely responsible for these heinous crimes.

          Under the new criminal white Van revolutionized scheme, there are three white Vans operating in three provinces

          Lanka e news is in possession of copious information pertaining to this white Van. We shall reveal them shortly.

          If you are also one who is a victim of this deadly white Van murder culture or in possession of any information in that connection , deem it as a national duty in the interests of the country , and convey all details by communicating via phone No. 0044 7400 927 826

          • 4

            What happened to these criminals? Are they still at large? This is very serious situation.

            • 13

              according to reports No one died. may be in exile?

          • 3

            Native the stupid “erudite”

            Went through your long tale. Now it is revealed further, from where your coming. lankaenews is your source of info? lol. That says alot about you.

            Why do not you provide all these “gospel truth” to the current authorities so that they can investigate into all these allegations? Instead of making yourself to the tune of similar-minded key board heros like “brown boy” as an erudite person, that will be practical.

            By the way, Native, when you came to know through scientists about “water” in the moon, have not they informed anything about the ‘rabbit’ over there? :p

            • 3

              max moron

              “By the way, Native, when you came to know through scientists about “water” in the moon, have not they informed anything about the ‘rabbit’ over there? :p “

              No actually, it was the next door grandma from the deep South told us those . However she was a good story teller so we children didn’t question the idea of a Rabbit over there.

              Interestingly enough she never believed the idea of importing free rice from moon.

              • 1

                Native the stupid,

                Unfortunately it was the “next door grand ma” the good story teller. You would have been a better person if you had your own grand ma to teach you with folk tales which has more meaning than the shit you dirt on the pages of CT. Poor man.

      • 7

        Native. Don’t stress yourself over this fellow Max. He has obviously maxed himself out on the dumbass stick of dumbass.

        • 10

          Brown Boy

          “Native. Don’t stress yourself over this fellow Max. He has obviously maxed himself out on the dumbass stick of dumbass.”

          Thanks, I love it when I read Max’s moronic verses.

        • 3

          Brown, do you want every other single person to endorse your thoughts as pure white? And your god farther native vedda’s rubbish blindly?

          Boy, try to be bit mature. You cant be a “BOY” for ever.

    • 8

      Anura killed more to please Rajapaksa family. Now time for KARMA!

  • 26

    Good decision. Eventually, this culprit/fraudster/murderer will crack-up and start ‘spilling the beans’. Let them have a little bit of their own medicines.

  • 14

    Wow! The Judicial circus to bamboozle stupid Sri Lankans continue. Unabated.

    Bear with us, a few more rounds and bail will be granted.That is the firm message. We have seen it all before.

    Complicity in a high-profile gruesome murder in the middle of our Capital city will be rewarded wit freedom. He live the rest of his life at home in free. Unlike Waseem Tajudeen.

    The corrupt, profiteering practioners of Justice in SL will continue a thriving business. For 10 to 20 years on the back of this horrific crime.

    Rest in peace Wassim Tajudeen.

    We must do all we can with-in our power to make sure Wassim Tajudeen did not die in vain.

    We will be doomed otherwise ourselves as a nation. Just like that “Mage Kirilli” in hand-cuffs.

    • 6

      Anura cannot afford to be out on Bail – as he will be done for good. If
      not Anura will be trapped in so many other cases where the Raja Family ran riot; eliminating the witness is a way out. Anura can meet with a fatal accident outside the Prisons and so ends GGs implementation of Law & Order! Three cheers to Gota, Johns new hero!!

  • 34

    Whoever who killed the sportsman Thajudeen is living amongst us. They too must be reading these articles comments Etc. They must be spending sleepless nights coiling and uncoiling in their beds. The know very well that even if they escape the arm of law they cannot escape from their conscience.

    • 28

      how many innocent civilians on the nights of May 2009??

      I suppose they were just some mosquitoes on TV- yeah dragon flies.

      anyone psycho war fare. Hummmmm kathurumurunga.

  • 24

    “always being available for Mahin Raja is a duty – even if your wife’s about to give birth”.

    As in all these high profile cases
    Once the case gets along a brilliant PC would set him free.

    No one can bring the dead back to life.

    Revenge is not on the cards of even the Yankee sponsors.

  • 6

    The way Jarapasse dished out PC to his incompetent cronies speaks for their despecable performance.

  • 11

    We wait for the uneducated helping hambantota filth to be arrested?

  • 9

    He should be made to speak. Treat him in the `Polis Style`.

    • 10

      Yep…drive a nail in between his nail. Close a drawer on his tiny penis water board him…shove an Z-lon pipe up his ass..electric shock his testicles…he will spill…the way he used to make others spill….

  • 7

    This may end up like the Joel Pera murder case.
    Joel Pera too was a popular rugger player.
    The police purposely charged/indicted the wrong person – a musician – who was performing in the club where the shooting death occurred.
    The inevitable acquittal occurred.
    The father of the person charged was the most powerful Minister (of defence) at that time.


    In Sri Lanka, political connections matter, even in murder cases.

  • 8

    Come on Anura S……… ex policeman. Time to spill the beans and disclose who gave you orders to act illegally, or if not bribed into conspiring, colluding or being a party to murder or if not to concealing the truth regarding this murder.

    • 1

      LOL, it seems Rajapakayas en masse have voted, the same way they have rigged votes in 2010 Election.

  • 9

    These uniformed rogues and subservient thugs of the former regime must be dealt in true Sri Lankan police style.

    Just take him to the site of the killing and he might just pick-up a hidden AK -47………….and all you citizens know the rest of the story.

  • 23

    This is not enough. All the Rajapaksa family members involved should be arrested and brought before the law. This “Game of shape” (cover up attempt) of the big criminals must stop.

  • 5

    if so 99 % of the polis offees must be arrested and tried. mini or giant.

  • 5

    Give me five minutes with this hora policeman. I will have all the answers in next to no time. Justice will prevail for Wassa, even in death.

  • 4

    Silva: Agrees with “This Game of shape” (cover up attempt) of the big criminals must stop”. If you can get hold of the reporting of the Parliament, please read the answer given by the PM to a question raised by the JVP Leader as regards non arrest of criminals who have been authorized to be arrested. You will know who and how such arrests have been prevented. Don’t you think those named who prevented such arrests must also be arrested?

  • 3

    Justice delayed justice denied. Act fast, guys.

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