Suspects in Mattakkuliya shooting identified

24 October 2016 12:19 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) has identified the suspects involved in the Mattakkuliya shooting which killed four and critically injured three yesterday.

Police said seven individuals were admitted to the Colombo National Hospital and four were declared dead upon admission.

Investigations revealed the shooting was a result of a personal dispute between two groups involved in heroin smuggling and underworld activities.

Rivalry between the groups had led to the murder of a father of a gang member, which in turn had prompted the murder the mother of a gang member of the other group.    

Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundare has directed the CCD to launch an investigation into the incident. CCD Director SSP Nishantha Soysa said the investigators had identified the suspects and operations were underway to arrest them.

The deceased were identified as Prasad Chaturanga (24), Denuwan (26), Nuwan Sanjeewa (29) and Mohammed Husain Mohammed Nasar (29). The victims were residents at Samith Pura, Mattakkulliya. (Darshana Sanjeewa)

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  • ANTON Monday, 24 October 2016 01:09 PM

    BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY THEY MUST IDENTIFY THE PEOPLE WHO PROVIDED THESE FIREARMS WITH LIVE BULLETS.

    K shantha Monday, 24 October 2016 02:02 PM

    Definitely there are enough politicians behind these criminals who are behaving like saints in front of TV

    Arnold Monday, 24 October 2016 03:38 PM

    This is just the tip of the "drugburg"!!

    Dee Monday, 24 October 2016 06:48 PM

    They are easier to get than some essential items!


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