Podi Wije

Podi Wije

Podi Wije (d. 1954) was a notorious gang robber from Polonnaruwa.

He terrorised the North Central Province in Sri Lanka for several months before being shot dead in a jungle five miles off a Minneriya rice mill.cite web|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=ZU8ZAAAAIAAJ&q=%22podi+wije%22&dq=%22podi+wije%22|title=Tribune|accessdate=2008-02-12|date=1954|publisher=Ceylon News Service]

His legacy includes a song bearing his name written and performed by Anton Jones and the 1988 film "Podi Wije". [http://www.citwf.com/film273623.htm]


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