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Man shot and killed in Hulftsdorp, gunman dies of assault wounds

16 February 2018 05:25 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A 39-year-old man was shot and killed near the Hulftsdorp Courts Complex in Colombo while the shooter, who was assaulted by the people, died due to the injuries sustained.

The person shot at was a resident of Keselwatte, Hulftsdorp and he died after being admitted to the National Hospital.

Police said the gunman was captured, assaulted and handed over to the Police by the people in the area.

However, he was pronounced dead on admission to the hospital.

The Hulftsdorp Police is conducting further investigations .(Thilanka Kanakarathna)


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  Comments - 2

  • ali Friday, 16 February 2018 10:10 PM

    Right thing to do. Govt resources does not need to be wasted on criminals - Apply to all

    ralahamy Sunday, 18 February 2018 08:36 AM

    There are paid assassin in our country and they like zombies who have no conscious. The only thing they fear is for their own lives. This type of lynching - even though not a good sign is the sure prevention for gang mentality. But sadly it also displays the failure of the police and law and order institutions.

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