Saturday, 19th June 2021

Madampitiya double murder case: 8 suspects arrested

Colombo, Aug 17 (BAN/ AD): Madampitiya double murder case in which 2 men were murdered, 8 underworld suspects have been arrested as per police sources. As per police investigation an underworld gang including Kudu Roshan’s wife Niroshani, who is currently in remand prison, is behind the murders.

As per police three-wheeler belonging to Kudu Roshan’s wifewas used in murder. The police had also discovered two swords during a search of her residence in Mattakkuliya. Police suspect the killing was the result of a clash between Kudu Roshan’s gang and another gang.

The murder happened last Tuesday near the Madampitiya cemetery at around 4.00 p.m. when 4 men carrying machetes and swords and arrived in a three-wheeler have hacked to death two individuals to death who had come to attend a funeral. One of the deceased was identified as an underworld figure named ‘Anamalu Ranga’.

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