Police yet to arrest suspects over killing of D.V. Chanaka’s father-in-law

24 September 2023 04:14 pm – 1      – 2726

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No suspects have been arrested so far over the killing of State Minister D.V. Chanaka’s father-in-law, a textile businessman in Galle, Police said.

Police spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said several police teams have been deployed to apprehend the suspects.

The 61-year-old entrepreneur, Lalith Wasantha Mendis, who owned a textile shop in the Galle city, was killed by unidentified gunmen while travelling in a car along Dickson Road in Galle yesterday.

He died after being admitted to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital.

Police said the assailants fired multiple rounds at the victim, killing him while he was seated in the driver’s seat. Galle Police are conducting investigations.(DSB)