He further stated that they will start this investigation by looking into the CCTV footage and will record statement from involved parties and witnesses.
This fire is said to have burnt the entire textile shop and the police are yet to find the cause/root of the fire. The fire was doused by the fire brigade, after unsuccessful attempts due to the water cut in the area.
The police confirmed that this was not a sabotage.
The site was also visited by the Minister of National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages Mano Ganesan and Former Provincial Councillor Azath Salley.
Government Analysts and Electrical Engineers observed the store after the fire and their reports are yet to be received by the CCD.