Monaragala police stated four police teams have been deployed to arrest the suspects who shot dead a businessman on the Monaragala Hulandawa South road area last night.
The victim was identified as 30-year-old Dammika Bandara of Hulandawa in Monaragala.
Police said the suspects gunned down Dammika Bandara while he was returning from his sister-in-law’s house at Jayasiri Mawatha where his wife and a new born child were nursed after childbirth.
A senior officer attached to the Monaragala police told our news team the victim was a registered criminal in the island.
No information about the suspect has been received as yet and the post mortem of the victim will be held today.