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* Suspected killers of a chief prelate in Sri Lanka found shot dead
Mon, Feb 4, 2013, 01:47 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 04, Colombo: Two people suspected of killing a chief monk of a Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka found shot to death today, the police said.

The two men were suspected of the stabbing death of Matigahathanne Vimalavansha thera, the Chief Incumbent of Sunandha Upanandha Ramaya in Egoda Uyana of Moratuwa, Sunday night.

The bodies of the two men were found in Bandaragama area this morning, the police said.

According to the police, the monk was stabbed to death last night over a long standing land dispute. The two men were allegedly living in the temple premises and the monk has lodged a complaint in the police last night against the two men, local media reported.

The Moratuwa Police and the Mount Lavinia Criminal Investigations Department are conducitng further investigations.



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