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Police shoots at three-wheeler driver for disobeying warnings

20 June 2019 07:28 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A 32-year-old driver was injured when the police opened fire at a three-wheeler which disobeyed an order to stop in Gampaha this evening, police said. Police officers on duty in Gampaha had signalled a suspicious three-wheeler to stop at a checkpoint. 

The officers had informed the police officers at the next checkpoint about the three-wheeler which had disobeyed their orders. The HQI of Gampaha who had responded to the message, had also signalled the driver to stop the three-wheeler. 

The HQI then followed the three-wheeler and had opened fire at it as the driver had failed to obey repeated police warnings. The driver, a resident of Bemmulla, was admitted to the Gampaha Hospital. It was revealed that the three-wheeler driver was under influence of alcohol. (Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya) 

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  Comments - 1

  • Martin Milton Friday, 21 June 2019 04:33 PM

    Very well done Police. Orders are Orders especially when Emergency regulations are there. The Public must learn to adhere to the rule of Law. MM

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