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Criminal arrested after five and a half years

The Colombo Crime Division arrested an underworld criminal who had been hiding from the Police for five and a half years after he was involved in the shooting to death of a man who was travelling with his wife and child in a trishaw in Jubilee Mawatha in Mattakkuliya.

This murder happened on June 5, 2017. An associate of an underworld criminal named Kudu Roshan, identified as Gayan Jeevantha or Isuru had been shot to death.

Eventhough the Police arrested several other suspects involved in the murder, the suspect named Nishantha or Horawe Nishantha (45) had been evading Police arrest. The suspect is a resident of Mattakkuliya. According to the information received by the Colombo Crime Division, this suspect was arrested after about five and a half years near the Mattakkuliya petrol station yesterday.


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