By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya
Fifty two year old businessman, Dinesh Schaffter, a director of Janashakthi Group, who had been found tied inside a car at the Borella General Cemetery with serious injuries earlier this evening has died while receiving treatment at the National Hospital in Colombo.
Police said the businessman Dinesh Schaffter had left his home to attend a meeting this afternoon.
However, he had not responded since evening today and he was found in the Cemetery when his wife located the businessman via GPS.
Police said Mr.Schaffter’had been found in a car tied to the driver’s seat and a wire had been put around his neck.
Police said that he had then been rushed to the National Hospital and been admitted to the ICU.
Hospital sources said that the businessman who was critical died after he had gone into cardiac arrest.
Meanwhile, the investigation into the incident was handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department.
It was reported that the businessman had earlier reportedly lodged complaints with the CID against a person for not returning millions of rupees which had been obtained from the businessman.