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Tuesday, 26 June 2018 - 8:27
Makandure Madush’s main accomplice in the South, gunned down by STF
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Police urge two of the three civilians who came forward to assist the injured police officers during the recent robbery of a jewellery shop in Matara to come to the Matara Police Superintendent’s office.

Three persons, without considering their own safety, came forward to take the critically injured policeman to the hospital. 

One of them has already reported to the Matara Police Superintendent’s office. 

Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekera said that a decision has been taken to financially award the three civilians for their brave act.

Meanwhile, Manel Rohana alias Thilak,  underworld kingpin Makandure Madush’s main accomplice in the South, was shot dead by the STF at Kamburupituya in Matara last evening (Jun 25).
 
A team of Special Task Force launched a search operation after they were tipped off that an armed gang was roaming in the Kamburupitiya area in Matara.
 
The Police Media Spokesperson’s Office said that STF officers had ordered a three-wheeler speeding towards Kamburupitiya to stop, however, the driver chose to ignore the order.
 
Subsequently after pursuing the three-wheeler, into a nearby forest and the members of the STF were shot at.
 
Following the exchange of gunfire, the STF found a gunman who was
Manel Rohana alias Thilak, one of the main accomplices of underworld leader Makandura Madhush.
 
The STF also recovered a T – 56 firearm in the suspect’s possession.
 
Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekera said that a special search operation was launched last night to have the other suspects apprehended.
 

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