The funeral of slain presidential advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra takes place at Umagiliya Stadium in Kolonnawa on October 12.
His remains were taken to his Kolonnawa home yesterday (Oct. 09).
A large crowd including public representatives had arrived at his residence when the body was brought.
Meanwhile President Mahinda Rajapaksa also paid his last respects to the remains of Premachandra. Politicians and others are paying their last respects to the former parliamentarian.
Police spokesman SSP Maxi Proctor said security has been further strengthened, with STF and Army assistance, in the area.