Aug 23, 2020

4 underworld gang members arrested at BIA

Four underworld gang members have been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport while attempting to leave for Dubai.

The four are engaged in smuggling Kerala marijuana to Sri Lanka.

The Office of the Western Province Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police said Gamage Saranga alias ‘Walle Saranga’ and another accomplice of underworld gang leader ‘Angoda Lokka’ and two other criminals were arrested.

The four were arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division on a tip off. One suspect was in possession of Rs.2.5 million at the time of arrest. The CCD is conducting further investigations.