Stones pelted at a group of police officers who went to arrest a suspect in Kilinochchi: Police shoots at a person who attempted to assault with an axe
Several villagers have pelted stones at a police squad when the police went to arrest a suspect at Uduthurai in Palai in Kilinochchi yesterday.
While the police shot at a person who tried to assault a police officer with an axe, it is reported that the person shot at is currently receiving treatment at the Point Pedro hospital.
A police jeep also has been damaged during the incident.
Police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera told our news team that this had occurred when the police had gone to arrest a gang that had attacked a person suspected of providing information to the police.