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’Talwatte Kelum’ arrested with US-made revolver

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Organized criminal Kelum Udaya Kumara alias 'Talwatte Kelum', a close relative of notorious drug trafficker Wellambage Upul Sanjeewa Perera alias 'Datha Sudu', has been arrested by the STF with a special type of revolver made in the USA.

The STF said that the 39-year old suspect was arrested by a team of officers led by Nadika Silva, OIC of the STF Intelligence Division acting on a tip off at Batuwatta, Ragama.

The suspect was handed over to the Ragama Police for further investigations.

According to the police, he was arrested on many previous occasions including  the murder of 'Thadwatte Patta' who was hacked to death at Nawala in Kelaniya in 2013.

The case is being heard in the Gampaha High Court.

Also, he was also nabbed with 28 grams of heroin by the Peliyagoda Special Investigation Division on May 28, 2020 and was released on bail on December 25.(DSB)

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  • Jude Wednesday, 30 December 2020 12:11 PM

    Maybe he's an gun collector!!???

    ANTON Wednesday, 30 December 2020 01:00 PM

    WE COULD HAVE FORMED A SEPARATE ARMY UNIT WITH THOSE SRILANKAN GANGSTERS.

    Ram Wednesday, 30 December 2020 02:21 PM

    When is his life ending? Any guess?

    Ram Wednesday, 30 December 2020 02:22 PM

    Hope he will not be taken to collect more hidden weapons


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