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Thursday, 04 October 2018 - 16:16
10 arrested in connection with Beruwala shooting
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10 suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting that took place in Akkarapaha in Pannila, Beruwala yesterday.

The IOC  in the area said that several close associates organized crime group leader, Kosgoda Thaaraka are among those who were arrested.

Police seized a T56 fire arm which was allegedly used in the shooting.

Its been reported that the two gunmen rode a motorcycle, and blocked off the victims who were also riding a motorcycle .

The incident took place in Akkarapaha at 8.20 last night.

 The gunmen opened fire, as they failed to hijack the motorcycle.

The 26-year old victim of Munhena at Payagala ,who was in critical condition was transferred from Nagoda hospital to Colombo National hospital.

Meanwhile, an intelligence operation has been launched by police in specific regions though the South, in an attempt to control criminal activity in the province. 

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