The suspect who shot 2 police officers arrested in Negambo


The suspect in connection to the incident where 3 people were shot, including two traffic police officers in the Peliyagoda- Bulugaha area has been apprehended.

The police media spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekera stated that the suspect was Prabath Madusanka also known as Sankha alias Barrel.

He is a resident of the Peliyagoda- Miriswatta area.

The suspect was arrested in connection to an incident on the 29th of November in Peliyagoda where an individual was stabbed to death using a sharp object and the shooting of two police officers causing injury near the Bulugaha junction on the 31st of December.

The police media spokespersons office noted that the arrest was made after a tipoff received by the Kelaniya Unresolved Crimes Division.

During questioning a revolver and a live hand grenade in the suspects possession was found.

The suspect is to be produced before the Aluthkade Magistrates court today.

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