An underworld suspect known as ‘Samayan’ sustained serious injuries in a shooting that occurred at the Kaduwela Court Complex this morning.
The Police said that the suspect who is a resident of Ranala in Kaduwela has been remanded in connection with several charges including man slaughter, robbery and rape.
The suspect was shot at when he was taken to be produced before court in connection with a one of the cases.
The Police Media Spokesman Office, speaking about the incident said that the suspects of the shooting have not yet been revealed.
The Navagamuwa police has initiated a special investigation to arrest the suspects of the shooting incident.
Meanwhile the victim has been transferred to Colombo National Hospital from Navagamuwa hospital for further treatment.