Investigations+reveal+Urujjuva+was+behind+the+Hanwella+shooting
Monday, 16 September 2019 - 13:09
Investigations reveal Urujjuva was behind the Hanwella shooting
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The shooting of Ambulgama in Hanwella revealed to have been masterminded by an organized criminal gangster, Dinith Mewan Mabula alias Urujuva.

He is currently detained at the Angunakolapelassa prison.

The victim was identified as 23-year old Suresh Ruwantha Gunasinghe of Jaltara in Ranala.

Another victim, 26-year old Indunil Vajira Kumara was transferred to Colombo National hospital and the third victim is receiving treatment at Avissawella hospital.

At the same time, two suspects in connection with the shooting and the van they used for the crime have been seized this morning.

Initial police investigations revealed that the motive behind the shooting is a longstanding feud between two organized criminal groups.

Police with the support of the STF are investigating to arrest the assailant who fled the scene by a motorcycle after the shooting.

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