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Friday, 16 January 2015 - 12:46
Police shooting in Wallawaya: police shot at Padukka.
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A wanted suspect in connection with a number of robberies carried out in Moneragala, Wellawaya and Tanamalwila areas died in a police shooting last night.

Acting on a tip-off, police had raided a house at Bodigama in Kuda Oya last night.

Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that police were compelled to open fire as the suspect shot at police.

Meanwhile a police sub inspector attached to the Padukka police was shot at while a police team was chasing after a gang who were high jacking a van at Mawathagama in Padukka last night.

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