COLOMBO (News 1st): Lunuwilage Lasantha alias ‘Tinker Lasantha’, the main suspect in the murder of Sunshine Sudda, was killed by Police fire on Friday morning (Nov. 26).
The suspect was arrested by Officers of the Kalutara District Anti-Corruption Unit, while he was hiding at a house in the Kalutara area, Sri Lanka Police said.
‘Tinker Lasantha’ had opened fire at the police officers when he was escorted away to recover a hand grenade and two hidden pistols, Police noted.
Two police officers were injured in the incident.
According to Police, the suspect Lunuwilage Lasantha alias ‘Tinker Lasantha’ is an underworld shooter as well as a suspect involved in a number of crimes.