The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has informed  the Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris that investigations into the murder of Wasim Thajudeen has found that the missing body parts of the former rugby player were taken to the private medical college in Malabe.

The CID said that according to statements recorded from the officials of the Judicial Medical Officer’s (JMO) office, the body parts were moved in 15 parcels on the instructions of former Colombo Chief JMO and Vice Chancellor of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) Prof. Ananda Samarasekara.

Samarasekara had earlier filed an anticipatory bail application over the case, which was rejected by the Court.