A member of an organized crime gang, Marimuttu Ganesh Raja alias Manna Kanna, has been seriously injured in a shooting incident in Grandpass Nawagampura area today, Grandpass police say.
Police said the gunshot hit him in the head and a leg.
The police say that he is accused of assaulting and injuring many other people with sharp weapons, including hitting the father of Kanjipani Imran, who is a large-scale drug dealer, with a manna.
The police said that when this person, who had been changing his place of residence from time to time, came to Nawagampura area today to drink drugs, two unknown people who came on a motorcycle fired at him.
In addition to the Grandpass Police, a special police team from the Colombo Crime Division is conducting investigations