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SLPP councillor’s killing: Police question Kudu Anju’s associates

29 May 2018 10:45 pm - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Mount Lavinia police have recorded statements from several close associates of Sinhara Amal Silva alias ‘Kudu Anju’ in connection with the killing of SLPP Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Councillor K. Ranjan de Silva.

A high ranking police officer told Daily Mirror the detectives are conducting inquiries on new leads.

He said Sinhara Amal Silva alias ‘Kudu Anju’ is currently living in Dubai and operating his heroin business from there with the support of his close associates.

The police are yet to ascertain the motive behind the councillor’s killing.

Police said they believed that the councillor's eldest son Savithra de Silva was the target of the assailants.

Meanwhile, Mount Lavinia Police had obtained the CCTV footage and mobile call records and are in the process of locating the vehicle used in committing the crime.

No arrests have been made so far. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)

  Comments - 10

  • Unchikun Wednesday, 30 May 2018 07:12 AM

    This shows the type of people we the votes vote for. When will we ever learn.

    Unchikun Wednesday, 30 May 2018 10:09 AM

    So it all boils down to Kudu. Beware when going to watch Sri Lanka cricket matches!!!

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 30 May 2018 10:30 AM

    Crooks killing crooks, this is okay. Get rid of Kudu Anju also the same way.

    Srian Wednesday, 30 May 2018 10:59 AM

    How is it that all these drug dealers can operate from Dubai....how did they get there in the first place!!

    Speak Wednesday, 30 May 2018 11:01 AM

    Speak to Dubai officials to deport ‘Kudu Anju’ to Sri Lanka.

    Asela Wednesday, 30 May 2018 11:12 AM

    Mt Lavinia police is investigating, what a funny statement... they are the people who make a living with the Kudu Rajas in Kaldemulla.

    Ceylon Wednesday, 30 May 2018 11:38 AM

    Howcome these criminals freely doing crimes if they are criminals????.criminals must be in jail.now criminals are in presudency.

    Nadaal Wednesday, 30 May 2018 11:57 AM

    All the criminal kingpins are living in Dubai and the Authorities are aware of this but no action taken to arrest them and bring them back to be prosecuted against the crimes they have committed. This is when we think the leaders now are impotent and make us wish for a strongly manly lion like Gota is at the helm.

    voter Wednesday, 30 May 2018 04:16 PM

    Those who live by the sword die by the sword. Although this was stated long time ago it's still applicable.

    Ceylon Wednesday, 30 May 2018 08:19 PM

    Sirisena,mahinda?gota knows kudu criminals more than police.they are the extremely close associates of kudu kings in lanka.ask them ,they tell you all.


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