An individual was murdered by a four member gang in Kotahena this afternoon, the police media unit said.
The police said that the man was stabbed to death along Jampettah street near a shop.
The victim was identified as John Peter, a 33 year old and had several criminal cases filed against him.
The police said that among the cases filed against him was a case for murder and that he was out on bail. (Colombo Gazette)