Leading underworld figure and suspected drug lord killed

According to the Police an individual in the van had opened fire resulting in the STF retaliating with gunfire in which the underworld figure was killed.Investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette) The Police Special Task Force (STF) shot dead a leading underworld figure and suspected drug lord during an exchange of gunfire in Wattala today.The Police said that the underworld figure identified as ‘D. Manju’ was killed when a van was searched by the STF in the Wattala area today.