The father of leading underworld figure Makandure Madush succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the Nagoda Hospital yesterday, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.
He said the 62-year-old, Kamburupitiya Samarasinghe Arachchige Lakshman, was injured in an accident on August 22.
Police reports said the victim sustained serious injuries when a lorry crashed into him at a pedestrian crossing in Waskaduwa, Kalutara.
“He succumbed to his injuries yesterday,” the Spokesman said.
Samarasinghe Arachchige Madush Lakshitha alias Makandure Madush is believed to be hiding in Dubai and directing the underworld activities in Sri Lanka.(Darshana Sanjeewa)