- Police are looking into details of the owner of the bank account at both his residences in Piliyandala and Buttala
By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya
The Western Province (South) Crimes officials have arrested a suspect, under whose name a bank account has been registered and under which transactions amounting to Rs.490 million belonging to underworld figure Sinhara Amal Silva alias 'Kudu Anju' have been made.
The Police said the suspect was arrested after he surrendered to the Police through a lawyer on Wednesday. The 34-year-old suspect who has two residential addresses in Piliyandala and Buttala was arrested following an interrogation of a suspect arrested over possession of heroin in Ratmalana recently. The suspect has given an account number to the Police claiming that he was instructed by underworld figure Ellawala Liyanage Dharmasiri Perera alias Dharme, to deposit the money earned from selling heroin. Police were able to reveal more details from the account number. The Police were looking into details of the owner of the bank account at both residences in Piliyandala and Buttala and the suspect was arrested after he surrendered.