Police say Maradana killing was “drug-related”

Police say Maradana killing was “drug-related”

By Nathasha De Alwis

21 Nov, 2017 | 10:55 am

Police investigations have revealed that the victim who was shot and killed on Kasuwatta road in Maradana recently, was allegedly a drug trafficker.

According to the police, the victim had been shot dead after an argument relating to a financial matter escalated.

The victim was shot after he was followed, when he was travelling in a three-wheeler.The had fallen out of the vehicle after the shooting.

The suspect had fled the scene after the shooting. The victim was shot with two types of pistols.

Two kinds of ammunition were found at the place of the crime.