The man has been identified as Krishan Nilanga Dabare aka “Baboon”, who was wanted over various organized crimes.
The Police Special Task Force (STF) had arrested the suspect during a special operation conducted last night.
The STF had seized 3 grams of heroin from the suspect’s possession at the time of the arrest.
The Police have arrested a number of criminals over the past few weeks.
Among those arrested are close accomplices of organized crime gang member and drug dealer ‘Seethawa Podda’ and accomplices of underworld criminal figure ‘Barrel Sanka’.
The Police had also recently arrested an accomplice of underworld figure ‘Angoda Lokka’ who was identified as ‘Battaramulle Bunty’ with a stock of heroin and cash. (Colombo Gazette)