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Friday, 25 September 2015 - 10:51
Update: Underworld gangster who shot ‘samayan’ handed over to Nawagamuwa police
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Reports indicate that preparations have been made to hand over the suspect who shot underworld gangster Aruna Udaya Shantha Pathirana alias Samayan at the Kaduwela Magistrate Court premises to Navagamuwa police for further investigations.

A senior officer of the Dompe Police station stated that they have begun questioning the suspect already.

Update :Saturday, 26 September 2015 - 09:27
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Reports indicate that preparations have been made to hand over the suspect who shot underworld gangster Aruna Udaya Shantha Pathirana alias Samayan at the Kaduwela Magistrate Court premises to Navagamuwa police for further investigations.

A senior officer of the Dompe Police station stated that they have begun questioning the suspect has already.

The suspect, Chaminda Sandamal Edirisuriya was arrested along with his fire arm by STF this morning at Guruwala in Dompe.

Later he was handed over to Domple police for further investigations, and the fire arm found in his possession was also handed over to police.

It was revealed that the gunman was an underworld gangster and an ex –soldier.



Update : Friday, 25 September 2015 - 19:28
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Samayan’s shooter arrested with weapon.

The suspect who shot the underworld ganster Aruna Udaya Shantha Pathirana alias Samayan at the Kaduwela Magistrate Court premises was arrested this morning by the STF.

The suspect, Chaminda Sandamal Edirisuriya was arrested along with his fire arm at Guruwala in Dompe.

STF Commander DIG Ranjith Perera stated that the suspect is also a member of an underworld gang.

Samayan was shot at when he was taken from Colombo remand Prison to produce before the Magistrate in connection with one of the cases being heard against him at Kaduwela Court last Wednesday.

Acting Police Media Spokesman SSP Priyantha Jayakody said that the motive of the shooting is a feud between two underworld gangs.

Police said search operations are still on to arrests the two other suspects who fled the remand custody during the shooting on Wednesday.

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The suspect who shot ‘Samayang’ arrested

The suspect connected with the shooting of underworld member Aruna Udayashantha Pathirana alias Samayang at the Kaduwela Magistrate Court Complex was apprehended today.

A spokesperson said that the suspect after being arrested by officers of the STF has already been brought to the Dompe police. 

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