Man shot dead for alleged drug dealings

Published : 8:00 am  June 6, 2017 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Darshana Sanjeewa   
A 24-year-old man described by the police as a drug trafficker was yesterday shot dead in Mattakkuliya by two gunmen on a motorcycle.   Police said he was shot dead while travelling in a trishaw with his wife and child.  However,  his wife and child escaped unhurt.   

Police said Gayan Jeewantha also known as Isuru died on admission to the National Hospital. Police said he was the son-in-law of a person named Mattakkuliye Gal Sampath who is serving a life sentence for a drug offence.