'Chandi' arrested for Angunukolapelessa shooting

3 January 2016 04:19 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Police today arrested 37-year-old Ajith Priyantha allias 'Chandi' in connection with the shoot out at Angunukolapelessa where two persons were shot dead last night.

Police said the Tangalle Division Crime Investigation Unit had arrested the suspect who was hiding in Barawakumbuka.

The suspect who is a resident of Tangalle is to be produced before the Angunukukolapelessa Magistrate today.

The two individuals, 25 and 35, residents of Tangalle had been shot dead last night at Uswewa, Angunukolapelessa. (DS)


Video by Roshan Gunasekara

  Comments - 2

  • OMG Sunday, 03 January 2016 06:10 PM

    Well done Sri Lankan police. Please arrest also other culprits asap for the crimes done in the past and present.

    Bala Sunday, 03 January 2016 11:08 AM

    That is good - Police now need not look to see who is the godfather politician behind the thug before arresting. That is how it should have worked from Day One.

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