“Dala Poottuwa” killing: Six suspects further remanded, two granted bail | Daily News

“Dala Poottuwa” killing: Six suspects further remanded, two granted bail

The suspects who were involved in the killing of the tusker known as “Dala Poottuwa” were produced before the Mahawa Magistrate last morning.

It was further revealed in court that the suspects were involved in this criminal act with an intention of taking its tusks .

However, the bail applications submitted by the lawyers on behalf of the suspects were rejected by Mahawa Magistrate Rasika Mallawarachchi. The first six suspects were ordered to be further remanded till February 14 while the 7th and 8th suspects were released on personal bail.

The CID is conducting further investigations. 


 

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