No clues about counsellor’s killer yet
The Thalangama Police say that no important information has been revealed so far regarding the killer of the counsellor who was hacked to death at a Thalangama lodge.
This woman has been staying at this lodge with a man since August 26. She and the man used to leave the hotel room in the morning and return in the evening. But the two of them had not left the room on September (4) and the hotel staff had opened the door and had found her body there.
It appears that she has been offering counselling services to the Army and Police since 2003.
It has been revealed in the Police investigation that there are people who know any information about her in areas such as Haputale and Unawatuna, where the woman is said to have stayed, but no information has been found so far and the SIM card of the mobile phone she used has also been obtained from another person’s identity card.
The Police also found a five-page letter written to the police by the alleged husband of a psycho counselor who allegedly strangled her to death in the lodge room.
A Police officer said that the Police have also found a bill stating that the weapon used by the killer was bought from a shop in Battaramulla area and the police have also started investigations to identify the killer through that information. Police say that the relatives of this counsellor have not yet come forward to identify her body. As a result, the body has been kept in the Colombo Police mortuary for eight days.
On the instructions of Thalangama Police Officer in Charge Roshan Anuruddha, a team including Police Inspector, Officer in Charge of the Crime Division Lakshita is conducting investigations.