Army officer who assisted Jangaa, an accomplice of Madush, arrested

Saturday, 09 February 2019 - 13:18

An army officer related to Anushka Kavishal alias “Janga”, an accomplice of Makandure Madush who was also arrested in Dubai, has been arrested in Anuradhapura.

A senior police officer told our news team that the army officer was arrested this morning while he was on duty and that he is currently being brought to Matara.  

18 uniforms similar to that of the Army along with 23 T-56 bullets were found yesterday from the residence of “Janga” in Gandara – Matara.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the arrested army officer has assisted “Janga” in obtaining the uniforms.  

Meanwhile, the motorcar suspected to have been used by actor Ryan Van-Rooyen who was also arrested along with Makandure Madush, has been found in Mirissa – Matara.

The vehicle was found from a hotel belonging to Sunshine Sudda who was also arrested in Dubai.

A senior police officer stated that 5.75 grams of marijuana was found inside the motorcar during investigations carried out at the Weligama Police.

Meanwhile, a motor car believed to be owned by Thilani Nishaya Thilakarathna, the paramour of Makandure Madush, has been taken in to custody by Police in the Padukka area.

The owner of the house where the vehicle was parked along with his son have also been arrested and it is reported that the duo have returned to the island from Dubai about two months ago.

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