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Monday, 23 January 2017 - 10:09
Burglar shot and wounded by the police in Kaduwela
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Police has opened fire at a man who was attempting to flee after breaking into a telecommunication center in Weliwita area, Kaduwela.

The suspect, 27, who was injured during the incident is treated at the Mulleriyawa hospital under police protection.

The suspect with two others have broken into the shop and robbed gold jewelry, mobile phones and cash by scaring the woman who owned it, police said.

Police who went to the scene said they had to open fire as the suspect had attempted to attack the police with a sharp weapon.

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