The Sri Lankan government is to to seek the extradition of Pradeep Deva Nadun Dharmawickrama aka Kosgoda Nadun, who was arrested in Italy last week.
A spokesman at the External Affairs Ministry told the Colombo Gazette that the Italian authorities will be approached to have the suspect sent to Sri Lanka.
Kosgoda Nadun is wanted in Sri Lanka and has an INTERPOL arrest warrant issued against him.
He is wanted in Sri Lanka for murder and the illegal possession of a hand grenade.
Italian media reports said that he was arrested at a small town near Milan over a theft. (Colombo Gazette)
Report by Indika Sri Aravinda