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Kotahena shooting: Underworld clash?

1 August 2015 05:26 am - 37     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Preliminary police investigations had revealed the yesterday's shooting might be related to a longstanding clash between two underworld factions in the area.

Unconfirmed reports allege that supporters of ‘Dematagoda Chaminda’ had carried out the attack on supporters of the ‘Bloemendhal Sanka.’ Several supporters of Bloemendhal Sanka were reportedly injured in the shooting.

Bloemendhal Sanka was abroad for several years because of the threat from ‘Dematagoda Chaminda’ and had returned to the island recently.


  Comments - 37

  • Logiic Saturday, 01 August 2015 06:42 PM

    sorry, in this case (to me) this statement seems illogical.

    Sapu Saturday, 01 August 2015 02:21 PM

    How did UPFA knew about it as soon as it happened?

    mount Saturday, 01 August 2015 02:38 PM

    shame via DM Android App

    ranga Saturday, 01 August 2015 02:57 PM

    Sikuru...where are you via DM Android App

    Mick Saturday, 01 August 2015 03:23 PM

    Police is playing a housekeeping role to sweep it under the carpet as its an open that secret that this is the long time rivalry of Ravi and Marukkar factions who are campaigning in gun point and a poor lady paid the price

    Channa Saturday, 01 August 2015 03:54 PM

    This clearly shows Ravi is backed by underworld thugs. People will decide

    Voter Saturday, 01 August 2015 04:09 PM

    Are you say that underworld thugs not imported by the UNP YAHAPALANA ?

    hiran Gunawardena Saturday, 01 August 2015 04:44 PM

    Ugly truth coming out about dirty politicians like SATHOSA lokka. These people trying to cover them with fancy words like YAHAPALANAYA and blame MR for everything

    ranjith Saturday, 01 August 2015 05:38 PM

    We all know Ravi has nothing to do with underworld benefit of the doubt should be given to him this may be another master plan of WW and the clan the real underworld

    ranjith Saturday, 01 August 2015 05:40 PM

    no impact on election results

    Chami Saturday, 01 August 2015 02:19 PM

    If it is so, it would definitely not get this publicity.

    Hiran Gunawardena Saturday, 01 August 2015 08:32 PM

    Not our culture its yours UNPers

    Leo Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:03 PM

    The UNP CREATED the underworld post 77

    Nish Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:04 PM

    meeting with Mangala how to twist this

    ara Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:39 PM

    i think ravi has beet set up by some people in his own party, this is the downside of having only a preferential system

    simon Sunday, 02 August 2015 03:55 AM

    He is on one track !

    Sunil Sunday, 02 August 2015 05:25 AM

    UNP or SLFP stop giving nominations/national list to gangsters. Will we ever learn. please for the sake of our country put an end this. Find the people responsible and take the necessary action.

    Dee Sunday, 02 August 2015 08:17 AM

    Hard to survive or come into power without underworld

    Hiran Gunawardena Sunday, 02 August 2015 12:41 PM

    No impact????????????? You mean srilankans are dumb enough to vote dirty politicians like SATHOSA LOKKA????????? Hang on buddy 30th time coming on 17th

    Bala Saturday, 01 August 2015 12:07 PM

    So please tell us if it is a UPFA-UNP clash or UNP-UNP clash - that is more important.

    Sikuru Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:23 AM

    Politicians should make sure that they hold rallies in safe areas as these gangsters can be easily hired to kill them

    Ravi Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:27 AM

    What the hell police doing?. Please carry out transparent

    Grace Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:27 AM

    You mean to say that bloemendhal sanka is a supporter of RK arrived recently to accelerate RK election campaign Incident initiated by WW..through dematagoda chaminda You are confusing us .....???? are trying to bury a pumpkin in a platen of rice .?hebhe

    Sapu Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:27 AM

    And they shot the UNPers along the way as well?

    TBala Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:28 AM

    They fled when Gota was clearing the underworld. Some UNP bigwigs brought them back for their work and we will be able to see some good scenes like these..

    Karunanayagam Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:31 AM

    Ha, Ha, "YAHAPALANA" minister finance had import under world for get part on ruling the country ? Now he trying to fool us as we are idots

    Nims Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:32 AM

    Here it goes!!! those who pointed finger at MR must make an apology to him. Remember guys I am not a supporter of MR. But those who are looking forward to enter the legislative council must demonstrate ethical standards.

    Anil Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:40 AM

    Where is this sikuru? Always trying to relate everything to MR s account.

    ANTON Saturday, 01 August 2015 11:13 AM


    Chris Saturday, 01 August 2015 12:40 PM


    Thiru Saturday, 01 August 2015 12:47 PM

    Yes, it is true. The former under world leader MR is behind the attack. He needs one bullet to get presidentship.

    DHA Saturday, 01 August 2015 01:02 PM

    So after all the people shot were not innocent people at all provided the investigation is proved correctly.....

    Ticke Saturday, 01 August 2015 01:04 PM

    This is a fabricated political story......!

    Laljee Saturday, 01 August 2015 01:10 PM

    Innocent civilians to pay the price ? Where is our police intelegence?

    ANTON Saturday, 01 August 2015 01:37 PM


    Cheers Saturday, 01 August 2015 01:39 PM

    So Ravi and UNP are connected to underworld and police confirms this

    Cheers Saturday, 01 August 2015 01:41 PM

    100 percent right the current goby now easily have put the blame on underworld pretty politicians and police have been pressurised to say that way shame

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