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Wednesday, 01 November 2017 - 15:00
Hidden hand behind Batapola shooting revealed
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Police say that information reveals that last night's shooting incident in Batapola, Ambalangoda has been handled by an underworld gang leader, who is living abroad.
 
He's identified as 'Kosgoda Sujee'.
 
A senior police officer said that his accomplices, who are in remand custody, Kosgoda Lasiya, Ranaa and Jayalath have also supported it.
 
Five persons including 4 persons of the same family were injured in the shooting incident that took place in Batapola last night (31).
 
Two gunmen on a motorcycle had carried out the firing.
 
A father, his 3 children, and another individual were injured in this incident, which occurred at the Iriyagahadola area.
 
Two of them are receiving treatment at Batapola Hospital while 3 injured persons have been transferred to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital as their condition was serious.
 
Police said they were on their way to drop a mechanic who had visited their home to repair their car, hen they had come under attack.
 
3 police teams have been deployed to probe the shooting.





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