Another male body was recovered from the Kelani River yesterday within 48 hours after five unidentified bodies were found in Muthurajawela during the weekend, police said.
They said the body had been floating near the bank of the Kelani River in the Kohilawatta area.
The body is lying at the Police morgue and the police are seeking public assistance to identify the body.
On Friday and Saturday, the Pamunugama police recovered five bullet-riddled, decomposed bodies that were dumped in a swamp in the Muthurajawela marshy land.
The victims are believed to have been shot to death in a different location and the bodies dumped in Muthurajawela. Wattala Additional Magistrate ordered for a report from the Pamunugama police.