Sirikotha shooting: Constable remanded till May 15

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The Police constable who was arrested in connection with the shooting incident at the United National Party (UNP) headquarters Sirikotha in Pitakotte has been remanded till May 15 by the Gangodavila Magistrate Court today.

Police arrested the constable (40) attached to the Mirihana police station for causing damage to a glass pane on Monday evening.

Police are investigating to determine if the constable fired the weapon intentionally or accidentally.
Police said a court order would be obtained to present the suspect, a resident of Meegahathenna, to a psychiatrist and obtain a medical report.  

The Mirihana Police are investigating the incident under the direction of Western Province South DIG Wasantha Wickramasinghe. (DS)


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