Anil Bandara Dharmapriya alias Banda, an underworld gangster, was shot and killed in Athurugiriya by two unidentified persons yesterday evening.
The victim is a resident of Athurugiriya. The gunmen is said to have arrived in a motorbike. Banda is said to b a driver of former MP Duminda Silva.
Samayan, an underworld group operative in Kaduwela is believed to be behind the killing.
Police however have launched an investigation into the killing