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* Deputy Mayor arrested for Sri Lanka monk's murder
Mon, Feb 4, 2013, 09:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 04, Colombo: Sri Lanka police had arrested the Deputy Mayor of Moratuwa Municipal Council today for the killing of a chief monk at a temple in Moratuwa.

Matigahathanne Vimalavansha thera, the Chief Incumbent of Sunandha Upanandha Ramaya in Egoda Uyana of Moratuwa, was stabbed to death Sunday night.

The two main suspects of the monk's murder were found shot dead in Bandaragama area this morning.

According to the police the two me, living illegal on a temple land, had a dispute with the chief monk over the land.

The monk, who had filed a case against the deceased suspects earlier, had lodged another complaint last night with the police over the dispute.

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



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