Underworld gangster ‘Ukkuwa’ shot dead
A 38-year-old underworld gangster Indika Nilusha alias “Ukkuwa” was killed and two others were injured in a shooting incident at Tangalle this morning, Police said.
Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said the three gangsters earlier arrested in connection with a killing and had been granted bail last month. He said they were on their way back in a three wheeler after reporting to the Tangalle Police when some unidentified men who had arrived in a car had fired at them at Pallikudah in Tangalle.
ASP Gunasekara said the injured were admitted to the Tangalle Hospital and the Police are investigating.