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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 10:58
Two arrested over Kehelbaddara shooting
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Police have arrested two persons for allegedly helping and abetting the shooting incident in Kehelbaddara, Gampaha which saw a 65-year-old businessman being killed.

The suspects were arrested in Dippitigoda, Kelaniya following a tip-off received by the Peliyagoda Crime Prevention Unit.

The suspects are aged 23 and 30.

Police said the shooting on 6th of February was a result of a long-standing dispute between two factions involved in gravel business.

On 4th of this month, another 31-year-old person was shot and killed in Bogaha Junction in Nedagamuwa, Gampaha.

Police said these killings are inter-connected.

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