Another suspect arrested over killing of chief jailor

Two persons linked to the killing of the Chief Jailer of the Welikada Prison Training School have been arrested.

Police said a T-56 firearm used for the murder, 12 bullets and a motorcycle have also been seized.

One of the suspects was apprehended after reviewing the CCTV footage of the incident.

Police said the second suspect was apprehended on information obtained through questioning of persons linked to the murder.

He is due to be produced before the Colombo Magistrate’s Court today.

The Chief Jailer of the Welikada Prison Training School, Thilina Ruwan Jayawardena, was shot and killed in Ambalangoda on the 3rd of August.

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