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Another suspect killed by cops

2013 Dec 04

Another suspect wanted over a  murder was killed allegedly after he confronted the police last night.

The police said that the main suspect allegedly involved in the murder of a police constable and his wife at Kumburupitiya, was killed by the police Special Task Force at Nigala.

Last week two other suspects arrested over the double murder allegedly drowned after fleeing police custody in Hakmana.

Two weeks ago a suspect who was arrested over same incident also died following a confrontation with the police, the police said at the time.

The police constable attached to the Matara Division Anti-Vice squad and his wife were found brutally murdered in their house at Kumburupitiya earlier last month. (Colombo Gazette)

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