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Five underworld figures arrested over Dematagoda shooting

1 June 2016 09:25 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Five underworld gangsters, who wanted for the shootout in Dematagoda where Chaminda Jayanath alias Dematagoda Chaminda was shot and injured in a prison bus, were arrested with latest firearms and ammunitions.

Dematagoda Chaminda, who is an accused in the killing of Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra, was shot at Maligawatte by two unidentified men, when he was being brought back to the Welikada Prison from the Colombo High Court in a Prisons bus on March 02.

Police said the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) arrested the suspects who were residents of Gampola, Negombo, Kochchikade and Naula.

The suspects were arrested following a tipoff from underworld figure Sanka Shirantha alias Bloemendhal Sanka.
The TID recovered a T56 weapon, two 9mm pistols, a sniper weapon and more than 2,500 rounds of ammunition.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

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  • Harry Thursday, 02 June 2016 07:29 AM

    Thanks Dear Reporter! Please update the outcome to the public.


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