Main suspect of Kurunegala Police murder arrested in Theldeniya- Video
The CID arrested the main suspect of the kidnapping of two policemen and murdering one of them at Teldeniya in Kandy today.
The suspect who arrived in a motor cycle has exchanged fire with police when the special police team had tried to arrest him.
A little girl who rode pillion was also injured during the shooting but police said her condition was not serious.
The kidnapping of two policemen on traffic manning at Gattuwana junction in Kurunegala and shooting one of them to death was reported on the 6th of this month.
One policeman escaped from the kidnappers and later several special police teams initiated investigations over the incident.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that the perpetrators challenged the police and attempted to surpass the premier law enforcement agency in the country, however, the CID officers were able to arrest the perpetrator.