A child injured due to a shooting by a Chairman's son.

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 - 8:08



The police has arrested the Matale Laggala – Pallegama Divisional Council chairman’s son on a suspicion over a shooting incident.


The police has thus arrested UPFA Divisional Council Chairman Dharmasiri Kannangara’s son Leslie Kannangara.


A child nearby was injured when a splinter broke away from an electricity post when he shot at the post.


The Laggala police said that they arrested him because of this.


The Police said that the wounded 8-year old child was receiving treatment at the Laggala – Pallegama hospital.