Video: 2nd suspect in the killing of Kamburupitiya police constable and his wife also succumbs to police shooting.
The second suspect in the killing of a police constable and his wife inside a house in Ullala in Maasmulla in Kamburipitiya in Matara has succumbed to police gun shot.
While the police had taken the suspect to inspect a stock of arms he had concealed in Ovitigama, the suspect had suddenly tried to grab a weapon and shoot the police.
The police said that this suspect named Ajith Priyadarshana had been killed on this occasion as a result of the police returning fire.
A 33 year old police constable attached to the Matara Division CID and his wife had thus been killed on last 17th night.
While the constable’s two and half year old daughter who had been in the house had sustained injuries, the 6-year old boy had fled the house and saved his life.
A high ranking police officer conducting investigations told our news team that this constable was an officer connected with operations including drug raids carried out recently by the Matara Division CID.
This constable had contributed also to the biggest drug raid the Matara Division CID had performed recently.