Jan 26, 2021

Panadura shooting linked to drug traffickers Featured

Yesterday's (25) shooting incident in Pallemulla area in Panadura has been linked to drug trafficking, police sources say.

The person who had died in the incident had gone in a boat to traffick drugs and got involved in a disagreement with regard to money.

He is said to be a 32-year old fisherman, who is a resident of the Keselwatta area in Panadura and a father of one.

The killing is said to be a contracted murder.

The victim was shot at in broad daylight, when travelling with two others in a trishaw. CCTV footage has shown how killers on a bike had then fled.