'Kosgoda Tharaka’ shot dead | Daily News

'Kosgoda Tharaka’ shot dead

Notorious underworld figure Dharmakeerthi Tharaka Perera Wijesekera alias “Kosgoda Tharaka”, who was in police custody, has been shot dead early this morning when he tried to attack police officers.

The suspect was taken to the Rendapola Area in Meerigama by the Western Province (North) Crimes Division to conduct a special operation, said the Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana.