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Financial handler of Makandure Madush and wife of Devundara Chamil arrested

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Close associate and a financial handler of notorious underworld kingpin Makandure Madush, his associate and wife of well known drug kingpin Devundara Chamil were arrested by the Police Special Task Force during a raid in Pettah.

The suspects were arrested on charges of drug smuggling and possession of heroin.

Investigations revealed that Madush’s associate, known as Akila had been involved in drug smuggling and financial activities of Makandure Madush. The suspect was charged for the possession of 7,700 milligrams and officers also took into custody two pass books and three mobile phones in his possession.

Officers also recovered 2,590 milligrams of heroin from, Ishanka Savithri who is also the paramour of Akila. A car, an apple iPad and iPhone belonging to suspect were also taken into custody.   

The raid was conducted on Saturday night following intelligence received from STF sources, officers said.

The suspects were handed over to the Organized Crimes Prevention Division for further investigations. (Darshana Sanjeewa)

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  • nalin Monday, 04 June 2018 12:55 PM

    Death Penalty to all three

    Dhananjaya Monday, 04 June 2018 01:01 PM

    When are you all going to have a search operation in kaldemulla area in rathmalana, there is a drug shark hiding behind good residence, we have no way of tipping off police because we have a fear that we will be targetted.

    Ceylon Monday, 04 June 2018 03:31 PM

    Why making this kind of mistakes?.kill him.now state has to spend millions for his living in remand and jail.thus kind of germs must destroy instantly.

    City Tuesday, 05 June 2018 07:48 AM

    You will be able to see many HR and others reaction if it happens.why are we unable to implement the death penalty in SL.

    Lawyer Tuesday, 05 June 2018 12:03 PM

    Nothing will happen to those arrested as Makandure Madush will contact his Politician friend in SriLanka todo the needful ?


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