A main suspect in the killing of alleged underworld figure Indika Prasanna alias ‘Ukkuwa’ in Pallikudawa has been arrested last night by the Tangalle Police. The suspect Chamara Shanith alias ‘Tharanga’ was arrested in Beliatta yesterday. The Police were also able to find a T65 weapon in his possession along with two gun ammunition magazines and 25 bullets.
Police are carrying out further investigations to apprehend the other main suspects related to the case. Indika Prasanna, alias Ukkuva, died in a shooting on July 26 when he was returning from the Tangalle police, after appearing there on a court order.