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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2966

Slain Minister Dassanayake’s Funeral in his Native Place with State Honours

Colombo, 10 January, ( Slain Minister Dasanayake to be cremated with state honors in Anamaduwa

The funeral ceremony of the slain minister D.M. Dassanayake is to be held with state honors on 12th January, in Anamaduwa, his native place.

The motorcade carrying the remains left Jeyaratne funeral parlor for Anamaduwa yesterday morning, as hundreds of mourners and his electors lined up on Colombo – Puttalam main road.

In the meantime five Police teams have been assigned to probe into all aspects related to the assassination of Minister Dassanayake at Ja-Ela, on Tuesday morning, after the investigation taken over by the Criminal Investigations Department.

Police officers after recording eye-witness accounts interrogated the owners of a lorry that had been found

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