Missing constable’s body recovered during search operation | Daily News


Missing constable’s body recovered during search operation

The body of the Police Constable who was reported missing from the Kadawatha area since last Sunday (16), has been found in Werahera, Pannala, the Police Media Division said.

The Police Constable attached to the Kadawatha Police Station was reported missing on February 17 from the Kiribathgoda area.

Accordingly, the Kelaniya Crimes Division commenced investigations into the disappearance of the Police Constable.

Based on the investigations, the Police Constable’s body was found during a search operation in the Werahera, Bulugoda area in the Pannala Police Division.

The deceased was identified as a 37-year-old father of two from the Weeraketiya area, who had been serving as a driver at the Kadawatha Police. According to reports, this constable had been involved in an extramarital affair with a woman in the Kadawatha area and her son is suspected to have murdered him. A suspect has been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of the constable and is scheduled to be produced before the Pannala Magistrate’s Court. Further investigations are being carried out by the Kelaniya Crimes Division.


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