Forensic Paint Analysis to be conducted to trace Ukkuwa's assassins
The investigation teams are focusing on a paint coating found on the body of the motor vehicle, in which the assassins of the underworld gangster Ukkuwa arrived in Palli-kudaawa area in Tangalle.
Police suspect that this particular paint would have been coated on the three wheeler in which Ukkuwa was travelling.
A senior police officer of Tangalle stated that they have sent the particular coating to the Government Analyst for further investigations.
Based on the Locard’s Principle in forensic science, the police officer stated that by identifying the particular paint coating found on the vehicle of the assailant will provide a definite proof on the criminals.