Sep 07, 2019

Underworld clashes over Colombo sand issue Featured

Intelligence units have uncovered that 80% of the sand and soil businesses in and around Colombo is being operated by the underworld.

The intelligence units said that there is no possibility for a sand businessman to be without bribing the underworld to supply sand for construction purposes in the Colombo city.

It is believed that around 70% of the sand and soil supply business in and around Colombo has been obtained by underworld kingpin ‘Angoda Lokka’.

He is believed to be behind the killing of a businessman and his driver in Pahathgama, Hanwella and police investigations have revealed that the motive behind the killing is that the businessman had sought a different path to obtain the contract to supply sand for a highway project side-lining Angoda Lokka.