The search operation was launched in the Wilpita reserve in Matara.
Yesterday a notorious underworld member, Manel Rohana alias ‘Tilak’ was shot dead by the STF in Matara.
The Police said that Manel Rohana was a key accomplice of underworld leader Makandure Madush.
The Police said that Manel Rohana was shot dead when he attacked an STF team which attempted to arrest him in Kamburupitiya in Matara. (Colombo Gazette)