The Colombo Additional Magistrate, Nishantha Pieris today ruled that rugby player Wasim Thajudeen was murdered, and ordered the Criminal Investigations Department to arrest the suspects in connection to his murder.
The Magistrate made the ruling after taking into account the facts submitted today including the mortem reports as well as the CCTV footage.
Two sons of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Namal, who is a Parliamentarian, and Yoshitha, who is currently in remand over a money laundering case at the Carlton Sports Network, are alleged to be involved in the incident. However, both have reportedly denied involvement.
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 a possible suspect by CID. ( By Munza Mushtaq © Colombo Telegraph)