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Narahenpita Police Received 3 Calls From Presidential Secretariat On the Night Thajudeen Was Killed

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The CID had informed Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris former Narahenpita OIC Damian Perera had received three telephone calls from the phones belonging to the Presidential Secretariat Office on the night of May 17, 2012 at Shalika Ground where Thajudeen’s murder took place, reports Daily News.

The report further says:

When the case of Wasim Thajudeen murder was taken up yesterdayyThe CID conducting investigations informed Court that they have initiated a comprehensive investigation into the telephone calls received by former Narahenpita OIC Damian Perera on the night Thajudeen’s murder took place. At a previous occasion, the CID informed Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris former Narahenpita OIC Damian Perera had received three telephone calls from the phones belonging to the Presidential Secretariat Office on the night of May 17, 2012 at Shalika Ground where Thajudeen’s murder took place.

Meanwhile, Western Province former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake and former Narahenpita Crimes OIC Sumith Champika Perera arrested over their alleged role in the cover up of evidence in the former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen murder were yesterday ordered to be further remanded till November 16 by Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris. The Court had refused to release the suspects on bail citing it did not have jurisdiction to grant bail for suspects who had been charged under section 296 of the Penal Code for conspiring to commit a murder.

Former rugby player Wasim Thajudeen was killed, apparently, in a road accident in Colombo in May 2012. The CID had informed court that investigations conducted so far had revealed that Thajudeen’s teeth had been broken, the bones in the pelvic region also broken and his neck pierced with a sharp instrument prior to his death.

The CID added that muscles in his legs had been cut with a piece of a broken glass. Earlier, police maintained that Thajudeen was driving to the airport and had lost control of his car and crashed into the wall of Shalika Grounds at Park Road, Narahenpita, and that his vehicle had exploded within seconds of the crash.

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