Feb 25, 2019

Army uniforms found at house of Madush’s shooter 

Members of Police attached to  Divisional Crime Investigation Unit Matara  have raided a house belonging to a shooter of Makandure Madush in Kamburupitiya this morning (Feb 25).

The raid was carried out in relation to the murder of ,Loku Hakuruge Shantha, Hakmana Pradeshiya Sabha member for the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna(SLPP) .

Following the raid police has recovered a stock of army uniforms and 21 rounds of ammunition used for T-56 rifles.

The 53-year-old father of the suspect was arrested for interrogation.

Police said the shooter, Samantha Pushpakumara,who is a lance corporal attached to the Sapugaskanda Army Camp, is absconding.