Six suspects in Panadura shooting arrested | Daily News

Six suspects in Panadura shooting arrested

Mount Lavinia Police along with the Panadura South Police Crime Branch arrested six suspects, motorcycle and a T-56 weapon related to the Panadura, Pallimulla shooting on the old Galle Road that killed fisherman, S. Wadaruwan Luxshan, who travelled in a three wheeler on January 25 morning.

Drug traffickers in Moratuwa and Ratmalana were involved in the shooting. The motor cycle was later found near the Bolgoda lake.

The T 56 weapon and a magazine were hidden at a cemetery in Hirna, Panadura.

The gunman had fired at the wrong person in the three wheeler. The real drug trafficker in the three wheeler had escaped without injuries.

Sadaruwan Luxshan Perera (32) was a fisherman of Walana. The suspects are under interrogation on detention orders by Panadura Additional Magistrate Chandena Kalansuriya.