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Notorious underworld gangster ‘Palankada Heen malli’,alleged to have been responsible for several killings including that of a Ratnapura gem businessman, last month was shot dead in a police shootout today.

Ratnapura Police said Sugath Chaminda alias Palankada Heen malli was arrested in connection with the killing of gem merchant Sumith Gunasekara of Malangama and the robbery of cash, gems and jewellery from his house on February 13.

They said the suspect was shot in self-defense when he attempted to hurl a hand grenade at the police who accompanied him to his hideout at Mahawalawatta.

He had taken them there to surrender the weapon he is said to have used in carrying out several of his criminal activities. The suspect died on admission to the Ratnapura General Hospital. (Ajithlal Shantha Udaya)

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  • aneslem Tuesday, 11 March 2014 10:02 AM

    at least another gangster went to his creator. These parasites should not let live as they are a nuisance to society. Well done police!

    nimal Wednesday, 12 March 2014 10:05 PM

    Get them all.

    Dayawathie Wednesday, 12 March 2014 09:30 AM

    Monawada mey katha ?.

    Tom Wednesday, 12 March 2014 03:19 AM

    [quote name="Fuzzy"]good job police. although we r not foolish enough to buy this story, we welcome the end result. via DM Android App[/quote]

    Good One Fuzzy!

    Hambanda Tuesday, 11 March 2014 11:41 PM

    Guess...who would have authorized the killing ?????

    b Tuesday, 11 March 2014 09:43 PM

    It's okay..

    goa Tuesday, 11 March 2014 06:12 PM

    Underworld a creation of successive governments.use them hand is card them is the order of the day. via DM iPad app

    Tom Tuesday, 11 March 2014 04:43 PM

    Good move..... If not this criminal earn money robing others & paying to the lawyers... and threaten to the withness... Then case is not contnue... several years after the criminal is a inocent civillian.... Then contesting to PRADESHIYA SABA
    . Thanks to police 1 has gone to hell.... via DM Android App

    Fuzzy Tuesday, 11 March 2014 03:51 PM

    good job police. although we r not foolish enough to buy this story, we welcome the end result. via DM Android App

    ANTON Tuesday, 11 March 2014 07:46 AM

    THIS IS THE MAIN REASON WHY OUR ONLY HANGMAN QUIT
    HIS JOB, ANY WAY, WELL DONE POLICE.

    Andrew Pitugala Tuesday, 11 March 2014 09:56 AM

    The alledged killer of John Kennedy was also killed.
    Suspicions of conspiracies still remain !!!!!!!

    Andrew Pitugala Tuesday, 11 March 2014 09:53 AM

    Thavath "Mallila" godak innawa. Samaharaaya desapalakavarun. Owun alla hirae dhannakan dharmista lankawak hadanna beha.

    lIRF Tuesday, 11 March 2014 08:10 AM

    Well done Police. We should not waste time and money feeding these underworld gangsters in the prison.

    teda Tuesday, 11 March 2014 01:37 PM

    from where did he get the hand grenade? The police would have given him to make this drama real. via DM Android App

    gihan Tuesday, 11 March 2014 08:03 AM

    the new way shot in self defence but its good to get rid of underworld

    komi buwa Tuesday, 11 March 2014 01:32 PM

    hehehe.. via DM Android App

    ANTON Tuesday, 11 March 2014 07:52 AM

    NOW IT IS TIME TO SEND OUR GALLOWS TO THE MUSEUM..

    Francis Tuesday, 11 March 2014 07:51 AM

    Very good news. Since it has become difficult to recruit hangmen, ibthink the police continue with this strategy which I good fo the olive and the public. Well done police


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