Top underworld leader killed in shooting

police lineA top underworld leader was killed in a shooting incident in Tangalle today, the police media unit said, adding that two others were also injured in the incident.

The police said that Indika Nilusha, alias Ukkuwa, was shot dead by an unidentified group of men travelling in a vehicle.

Ukkuwa was known to have been involved in several crimes and was also accused of rape. (Colombo Gazette)