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.