One killed in shootout between Police STF and alleged underworld members

 An alleged underworld figure by the name of ‘Dadallage Manju’ has been killed during a shootout with the Police Special Task Force (STF) in Wattala.

A senior STF official said, two other underworld figures that were with him have been arrested.

The Police STF had made their way to the car park of the  Wattala Church when after they were tipped off. When the STF team arrived at the scene, the underworld members had  allegedly opened fire at them

Dadallage Manju was killed in retaliatory fire by the STF.