Woman in critical condition in Marawila after being shot by a Doctor

Sunday, 25 August 2013 - 12:42


A woman who was shot by a Doctor in the Kirimetiyana area in Koswaththa – Maarawila and admitted to the Colombo National Hospital has been transferred to the Colombo Eye Hospital.

A spokesperson of the Colombo National Hospital stated that the injured woman was transferred to the eye hospital for further treatment to a wound near an eye.

The Doctor who serves at the Negombo hospital has been arrested.

At a time an argument had broken out between the Doctor and his Wife, one of their relatives and this woman in concerned who is a neighbour had gone to their house.

It is during this episode that the Doctor had shot the woman, which is said to be using a licensed weapon.