Mar 02, 2019

Madush’s IT advisor ‘Rema’ arrested!

It has been revealed that the two suspects arrested by the Peliyagoda Crimes Division in Piliyandala yesterday (01) who are believed to be underworld criminal Makandure Madush’s accomplices, while one of them, ‘Rema’ has been identified as his IT advisor.

It has been revealed that the connection between Madush and the criminal gang for the 7 billion diamond heist had been made through Google technology by Rema (Remal). Further Madush’s father’s funeral had been broadcast live using Wi-Fi technology and the Devinuwara drug theft was also coordinated using Google technology by Rema.

Police investigations have revealed that Madush’s telephone plan had been prepared for the Devinuwara 128 kg drug theft by Rema who had also assisted in transporting these drugs to Colombo.

Further, investigations have revealed that the plot where IP Neomal Rangajeewa was shot at in Piliyandala had been carried out by the other suspect Kelum.

The raid had been carried out on the directives of the Western Province DIG Deshabandu Tennakoon by a team including the OIC of the Crimes Division IP Linton Silva, Kelum Sangeeth and from the Kelaniya special operations unit corporal Somasiri (14868), Bandara (53252) and Udayakumara (5508).