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Wednesday, 28 December 2016 - 8:09
A person linked to a burglary killed in Trincomalee in police shooting; Two arrested [photos]
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Police shot and killed a person who robbed a young woman and attempted to make a getaway in a three wheeler.

Police opened fire at the three-wheeler, after the driver disregarded the police order to stop. This was after carrying out the crime in Sardhapura in Trincomalee.

It has been revealed that the slain person, 28, a resident of 4th mile post in Trincomalee, had snatched a gold chain from a young woman in Kantaley, and was fleeing the site in a three-wheeler with two other accomplices.

Following a complaint made by the young woman, two police officers had chased down the three wheeler on motorbike.

The police said that the other two passengers were arrested. 


Pics by Trincomalee Geeth

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