Suspects produced in court

Security tightened as shooting suspects appear in Kaduwela Court

Security has been tightened near the Kaduwela Magistrate's Court and surrounding areas as suspects arrested in connection with the Athurugiriya shooting incident are brought to court.

Police stated that the suspects would be presented in court to obtain a detention order for further questioning.

Seven individuals, including the owner of a tattoo shop, have been arrested in relation to the shooting.

Meanwhile, tattoo shop owner Dulan Sanjula confessed to police that he received money from underworld figure 'Loku Patti,' suspected to be in Dubai, to open the shop.

He informed police that he planned to invite singer K. Sujeewa for the shop's opening, and 'Loku Patti' intended to invite Surendra Wasantha Perera, known as 'Club Wasantha.'

Investigations revealed that 'Loku Patti' and 'Gona Kovile Shantha' orchestrated the operation to kill Club Wasantha.

Police investigations further disclosed that approximately Rs. 1.6 million was transferred to the tattoo shop owner's account from Dubai.