Written by Zulfick Farzan
10 Aug, 2020 | 6:07 pm
Colombo (News 1st); Samples required for DNA testing and Finger Print records were sent to India to confirm if underworld don “Angoda Lokka” had died in India, said Police Spokesperson SSP Senaratne.
Sri Lanka Police said diplomatic level intervention is taking place via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ascertain if notorious Sri Lankan underworld don “Angoda Lokka” had died in India.
Police Spokesperson SSP Jaliya Senaratne speaking to reporters in Colombo on Monday (10) said all necessary information was shared via the Indian High Commission in Colombo.
He said Sri Lanka Police is yet to receive any form of confirmation on the death of Maddumage Chandana Lasantha Perera also known as “Angoda Lokka”.
Investigations revealed the property acquired by the criminal gang of “Angoda Lokka” is valued at around Rs. 500 Million and the gang owns a cumulative land area of 928 perches in the Western Province, acquired illegally.
Sri Lanka Police is taking necessary legal measures to confiscate the property owned by this criminal gang using the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
These investigations are taking place under the supervision of the Director of the Crimes Division of Western Province – South.
Three lorries, an Illegal Sand-mining Pier, several rafts have been seized by authorities and investigations are underway.
Further, any information on land and property forcibly being taken over can be reported to the Western Province Crimes Division Director, SP Abeysekera on 071 859 22 79, said the Police Spokesperson.
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