Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
Killing of Maldivian: SRI LANKAN AND MALDIVIAN ARRESTED
A Maldivian and a Sri Lankan were arrested in Kalubowila last evening over the killing of another Maldivian in Piliyandala on November 5, police said.
The victim was identified as Hussain Razeen (28). His body was found with stab injuries.
The involvement of the Sri Lankan was revealed by the Maldivian suspect during interrogation while under police detention orders.
A van also taken into custody by the police.
Police said the Maldivian was killed, on a contract of Rs.140 million, due to the rivalry of two Maldivian gangs.
The Maldivian suspect had allegedly paid the Sri Lankan Rs.500,000.