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Drug kingpin Makandure Madush shot dead in a crossfire between police & other suspected underworld figures at Maligawatte Housing Complex.
Police media spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana noted that an exchange of gunfire had taken place when the suspect was taken to the Maligawatta – Apple Waththa Lakshitha Sevana housing complex. This was during an operation conducted to locate drugs. Western province Senior DIG Deshabandu Thennakon noted that Makandure Madush who was in the custody of the Colombo crimes division, had made a phone call with the knowledge of the officers of the CCD to a group of drug smugglers informing them to come to the housing complex. When he had visited the location together with the police, the group of smugglers had started shooting at the police in an attempt to rescue Madush.
Upon firing, police had also initiated fire during which two police constables also had been injured during the cross fire and were admitted to the Colombo national hospital.
The police have also recovered 22kg of heroin worth Rs 220 million, 2 Pistols & a motorbike that belonged to the underworld members in Maligawatta where "Makandure Madush" was shot dead in a crossfire.
Underworld Kingpin Samarasinghe Arachchilage Madush Lakshitha alias Makandure Madush who was in custody of Dubai Authorities was deported to Sri Lanka last year.