Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
Businessman’s youngest son further remanded over alleged murder of father
● President’s Counsel Rienzie Arsakularatne objected to issuing the statements to the suspect ● Gulamhusein passed away inside his office in Colombo under suspicious circumstances
The son of a well-known businessman who was arrested by the CID (Criminal Investigation Department) over his father’s killing was further remanded till October 15 by a Colombo Magistrate, yesterday. During the Magisterial inquiry, the CID who is conducting investigations moved to further remand the suspect as the investigations are not concluded.
Counsel Samantha Premachandra appearing for the suspects moved court to issue copies of the statements made by the suspect and his accomplice involved in the crime to the suspect. However, President’s Counsel Rienzie Arsakularatne objected to issuing the statements to the suspect.
Magistrate Kanchana Niranjali Silva fixed the trial for October 15. Counsel Naamiq Nafath watched the interest of one of the aggrieved daughters of the victim.
The CID had arrested suspect Shabbir Abbas Gulamhusein, who is the youngest son of victim Gulamhusein over the murder of the well-known businessman and owner of Adam Exports on June 9, 2017, Gulamhusein passed away inside his office in Colombo under suspicious circumstances.
Following the investigations conducted, the CID arrested the youngest son of the businessman in connection with the murder.