Suspects involved in the shootout in which notorious underworld figure and drug kingpin Samarasinghe Arachchige Lakshitha alias Makandure Madush was killed today, are reported to have attempted to escape on a motorcycle following the incident.
Two suspects on the motorcycle had lost control and fallen over after the Police opened fire at them.
The two men had thereafter attacked the officers approaching them with a hand grenade and had escaped from the area.
Investigations have revealed that the abandoned motorcycle had been stolen from the Wellawatte area in Colombo, 03- days ago.
A youth is reported to have filed a complaint with the Wellawatte Police claiming that his bike which was parked on Marine Drive in Wellawatte had been stolen on Sunday (18).
Following is the CCTV footage of a suspect stealing the bike and moving it along Charlemont Road near the Savoy Cinema in Wellawatte. (NewsWire)
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