Doctor arrested for shooting a student of Dharmapala College

Monday, 23 November 2020 - 11:22

A student who was playing at the Dharmapala College playground in Arawwala has been admitted to hospital today with gunshot wounds.

The student was playing cricket with several other students and had gone to collect the ball that had gone to a house close to the school.

The doctor who was in the house had shot the student with an air rifle while the child was trying to collect the ball. 

The doctor has been arrested by the Maharagama Police.

The injured child has been admitted to the hospital in Kalubowila.