The police have arrested five individuals who shot 12 year old daughter of a businessman in Walaswewa, Galnewa last morning in an attempt to rob money and property from their house.
The seized suspects are residents of Weliweriya, Delgoda, Dekatana and Welisara areas.
The robbers have had a T56 gun with 51 live bullets with them.
The injured girl wad admitted to Galnewa hospital and transferred to Anuradhapura base hospital for further treatments.
An army corporal has planned the burglary, said the Police.