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Thursday, 08 June 2017 - 11:38
Two suspects arrested in connection to Piliyandala shooting, remanded ; Narcotics worth 5 million rupees seized in Mount Lavinia
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Two suspects involved in the may 9th shooting at Police narcotics bureau officers in Piliyandala have been remanded until June 16th

The two suspects were produced before Kesbewa Acting Magistrate sunil Weerasinghe today.

The police media spokespersons office noted that they were arrested last evening by the Mirihana special crimes investigations unit at Aluth-gama Darga township.

The suspects are residents of Dharga township and Ahun-galle.

A police officer and a girl were killed, two policemen and three civilians were injured in the incident which occurred on the May 9th in Piliyandala.

Meanwhile two suspects having  5 million rupees worth of heroin in their possession have been arrested at Mt. Lavinia.

Police said the two suspects were arrested whilst transporting the 500 grams stock of heroin by a motor bicycle last evening.

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