Police fires at three-wheeler after it ignored order to stop

Tuesday, 07 July 2020 - 14:19

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A police motorcycle patrol shot at a three-wheeler after it ignored an order to stop near the 27 Junction on Anuradhapura-Puttalam road around 7.30 last night (06).

The vehicle had been proceeding from Nochchiyagama to Rajanganaya at the time.

A policeman fired his pistol at a rear wheel of the three-wheeler, but it had not stopped.

Later, the vehicle was found from a by-road and its occupants had already fled.

An investigation is on to find out if they had been, or were to be, involved in criminal activity.


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