Drug lord ‘Kudu Anju’ to be produced in Courts tomorrow
Underworld gang leader and drug trafficker Sinhara Amal Shamin de Silva alias ‘Gonakowile Kudu Anju’ who has been arrested and remanded by the French Police for assaulting his wife is to be produced in Courts on Wednesday, informed sources said.
Sources also said that a decision regarding handing him over to Sri Lankan authorities or deporting him to Sri Lanka will be taken depending on the French court’s decision regarding the case filed against Kudu Anju by the French police against him for assaulting his wife.
According to sources, Kudu Anju is currently working on an amicable settlement with his wife through his friends and lawyers.
In this regard, a senior Police officer said there is a 30 day period to take a decision against a criminal who has been arrested in any country on an Interpol red notice.
During that period, the information regarding him should be properly forwarded to the country where the criminal is arrested and if the concerned country is satisfied with that, the criminal will be handed over to this country, he added.
Meanwhile. it is said the Sri Lanka Police is in discussion with the International Police to bring Kudu Anju to Sri Lanka. Kudu Anju, who has been staying in France with his wife and child for several years, was arrested by the French Police last week. It was based on a complaint made by his wife.
Sources revealed that the assault took place following a family dispute between the husband and wife, based on Kudu Anju’s plan to leave his wife and marry a local woman.
The French police became aware of the red notice of the Interpol against Kudu Anju when they arrested him and checked his foreign passport.
According to sources the French Police was informed by Kudu Anju’s wife about the Red Notice against him.
Kudu Anju had reportedly sought political asylum, highlighting the murder of his brother and saying that the Sri Lankan Police was planning to kill him. Anju, who had been staying in France for more than three years had been engaged in organizing murders and drug trafficking on a large scale, using his associates here.