Sri Lanka, Oct. 19 — The Colombo Crime Division officers arrested a notorious criminal with over 1lk and 100 grams of heroin yesterday morning.
Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said the suspect Sameera Rasanga Gunasekara (37) known as ‘Hybrid Sudda’ was arrested at his rented house in Angampitiya in Padukka with the heroin, Rs 750,000 in cash and two vehicles.The value of the seized heroin is around Rs.13 million.
The suspect’s permanent address is in Himbutana, Angoda.
The Police Spokesman said that this suspect is an accomplice of Dematagoda Chaminda, who is on death row in the Duminda Silva case. He is also a suspect in the shooting incident in the Bloemendhal area during the elections in July 2015 where a woman and man were killed and 12 others were injured and was on bail.
The Colombo Crimes Division sought seek a court order to detain the suspect for further interrogation.
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