A close associate of the notorious gangster “Keselwatte Dinuka” has been arrested last night (04), in the area of Enderamulla.
Acting on a tip-off received, a team of the Police Special Task Force had launched a raid to apprehend the suspect, identified as “Keselwatte Kasun”.
The investigating officers have found 6g of heroin and several sharp weapons on the suspect.
In addition, a lorry and 03 motorcycles, which he had purchased using ill-gotten money, were also taken into custody.
Preliminary investigations revealed that nearly Rs. 183 million had been circulated through the arrestee’s bank accounts.