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Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 12:56
Wellampitiya triple murder: clash between underworld gangs; Victims found to be from Prince Kolom’s gang.
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The police state that the motive behind the Wellampitiya triple murder was a feud between two criminal gangs.

Initial investigations revealed that the victims were close associates of an ex-gang leader Prince Kolom.

Prince Kolom who was accused of several crimes including man slaughter, extortion and abduction died in a clash with a rival group in 2007.

A group of gunmen who arrived in a three wheeler at a house of Geval Vissa in Wellampitiya opened fire at 11.55 last night. 

The three victims aged 19, 24 and 49 respectively died after being admitted to Colombo National Hospital.

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