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Tuesday, 03 September 2019 - 12:02
Shooting at Suriyawewa, two more suspects arrested in the murder of Welikada Jailer.
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A 30-year old man has been shot dead at Mahagalwewa in Suriyawewa last night.

Police said the motive behind the shooting was a family dispute and the suspects have been identified already.

Another suspect has been arrested in connection with the killing of the chief jailer of the Welikada Prison Training School on the 3rd of July at the Kuleegoda Junction in Ambalangoda.

The police spokesperson’s office said that a 27-year-old resident of Kuleegoda was arrested yesterday.

Subsequent to the interrogation, a T-56 rifle used in the murder and a magazine containing 12 bullets were recovered.

The police spokesperson’s office said that based on further information a suspect who used the firearm was also arrested.

Meanwhile, another suspect has been arrested in connection with the murders of the underworld gangster Sampath Niroshan alias Anamalu Ranga and Mohammed Imran at the Madampitiya Cemetery in Grandpass on the 15th of this month.

The 24-year-old suspect from the Colombo-15 area was arrested by the Organized Crime Prevention Division yesterday.

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