Two more confederates of Madush arrested

Two more associates of underworld leader, Makandure Madush, were arrested, yesterday, in Viharagala and Suriyawewa with a T-56 assault rifle, ammunition and drugs.

Police teams from Tangalle arrested the two criminals who are residents of Thelijjawela, Matara.

They were arrested while taking the T56 weapon, which belonged to another criminal, arrested for a murder, to hide it in a house in Hatporuwa, Suriyawewa. This was where Madush’s father lived.

One of the criminals in custody organized the funeral of Madush’s father and was in constant contact with the underworld leader.

The other suspect had been arrested several times, in the past, for killings and possessing drugs, police said.

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