CID to take over investigations on Piliyandala shooting

Friday, 12 May 2017 - 19:34

Investigations with regard to the shooting at the Police Narcotic Bureau team at Piliyandala on May 9th have been handed over to the CID.

It is reported to our news team that a group of CID officers have been deployed to arrest the suspects.

Meanwhile, a senior police officer attached to the investigation team stated that the attackers have purchased a motor cycle from a showroom at Delgado 3hours before the attack.

Police Narcotics Bureau IP Niyomal Rangajeewa and another police constable who got injured in the shooting are still receiving treatment at Colombo National Hospital.

At the same time, the 3 children and the 29-year old youth who also got injured in the incident are receiving treatment at Kalubowila Teaching hospital.

Doctors of Kalubowila hospital state that the condition of the 12-year old girl is still critical.

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