Coimbatore (News 1st); A team of India’s Research and Analysis Wing also know as RAW had conducted a meeting with the Crime Branch CID of Tamil Nadu police in Coimbatore in connection with the death of Sri Lankan underworld don “Angoda Lokka”
This was reported in the Times of India which added, CB-CID’s seven special teams have been conducting an investigation on various angles noting the case has international links.
Five RAW officials held a meeting with Shankar and other officials and collected documents from the CB-CID, the report said.
Indian reports said “Angoda Lokka” died of a cardiac arrest at a house in Cheran Maa Nagar in Coimbatore on July 3rd and he was residing in the name of Pradeep Singh and a Colombo-based woman Amani Dhanji, had stayed with him since February 2020.
Madurai-based lawyer Sivakami Sundari took the dead body to Madurai where it was cremated.
Sources said Sundari has seven bank accounts and nearly Rs. 05 Million (Indian) to Rs 10 Million (Indian) transactions were made with these accounts, said the Times of India.
Coimbatore city police arrested Amani Dhanji, the lawyer Sivakami Sundari and her friend Dhayaneswaran on Sunday.
On Thursday, a team of the CB-CID along with forensic science experts reached the forensic science office in Chennai with the viscera samples of “Angoda Lokka”.
“Angoda Lokka” was involved in series of eight murders in Sri Lanka and he was a most wanted person.
Interpol also issued a red notice to across the globe to arrest him.
The times of India also reported the CB-CID probing the death of Sri Lankan underworld don Angoda Lokka in Coimbatore is looking into the possibility of an LTTE link in the case.
CB-CID IG K Shankar said special teams are collecting information about the accomplices of “Angoda Lokka” in Tamil Nadu and other states.
Addressing reporters at the office of the CB-CID, the IG said “We are also checking the money transactions of many bank accounts belonged to Madurai-based lawyer Sivakami Sundari. We want to confirm who are sending money to her bank accounts and whether she received money from abroad,”.
The woman lawyer’s father is an LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) sympathizer and he was also booked by Madurai police.
“We are trying to establish the link between the lawyer’s father and the LTTE. One team is working on that,” said Shankar.
“We hope that we would get the DNA report within four days. Once we complete the investigation from our side, we would approach our counterparts in Sri Lanka to confirm the DNA match,” said Shankar, according to the Times of India.
Sri Lankan underworld don Angoda Lokka underwent plastic surgery on his nose in a private hospital at R S Puram in Coimbatore in January 2020 to hide his identity, said the Times of India.
The report said Angoda Lokka approached the hospital in January and told the doctors that he was planning to act in movies.
He had wanted to correct his nose (to make it a little bigger) through plastic surgery and Plastic surgery was carried out in the same month.
“He wanted to change his identity completely. So, he went for plastic surgery. We collected details from the doctors,” said a source, according to the Times of India.
Amani Dhanji, who was arrested by the Coimbatore police for hiding the identity of Sri Lankan underworld don Angoda Lokka, was lodged in the Puzhal Central Prison in Chennai on Thursday night.
The Coimbatore City Police arrested Amani Dhanji,
Madurai-based lawyer Sivakami Sundari and Sundari’s friend Dhyaneswaran on Sunday the 02nd of August.