Jun 02, 2020

3 arrested over Maligawatte shooting

Three persons including the chief suspect of the Saturday’s shooting incident reported at the Laksetha Sevana housing complex in Maligawatte, have been arrested.

Police STF has arrested the chief suspect, a resident of Grandpass, with a revolver in Kotahena at around 7.50pm yesterday (01).

He  has been handed over to the Colombo Crimes Division.

Two others involved in the incident, were arrested in Wellampitiya and Maligawatte.

One suspect who had been injured is being treated at the Colombo National Hospital under police custody. All three suspects are to be produced before the Hulsdorp Magistrate’s Court today.

One more suspect of Soysapura shooting arrested

Meanwhile, another suspect has been arrested over the Soysapura shooting incident reported recently.

The suspect was arrested yesterday by the Police STF in Akuressa, Matara.

He had been possessing 05 milligrams of heroin at the time of arrest.