An underworld gangster was today seriously injured in a shooting incident at the Ambagahawatta Junction on the Minuwangoda road.
Police said he was transferred to the Colombo National Hospital from the Gampaha Base Hospital.
Police Spokesman SSP Priyantha Jayakody said Lasantha Dewaka Wijethunga who had been charged with several killings and the possession of a shotgun was driving a car at the time he was shot and injured.
Two unidentified motorcyclists who had trailed the gangster are reported to have shot him several times before fleeing from the crime scene.
Minuwangoda police are investigating. (Piyumi Fonseka and Tony Karunarathne)
Comments - 1
TONY Monday, 28 September 2015 05:25 PM
TOO MANY ARMS IN THE COUNTRY. IS GOTA THE SUPPLIER
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