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Another suspect had been arrested yesteday in connection with the Piliyandala shooting on May 9 where an 11 year-old-girl and a police officer were killed, Police said.

The suspect was arrested in Medirigiriya by the Mirihana Special Crime Investigation Unit.
Police investigations revealed that the suspect had brought the main suspect to the scene by in a motorcycle.

The shooting took place in Piliyandala on May 9, killing an officer of the PNB, when they allegedly walked into trap set up by leading underworld figure 'Matara Madush.

The arrested suspect was a resident of Dharga Town in Aluthgama and he was arrested under the chargers of attempting and planning a murder.

At the time of arrest the police found ten grams of heroin in his possession. He is to be produce before the Matugama Magistrate today.

Police said several arrest warrants had been issued during ongoing cases at Ambalangoda, Uragasmanhandiya and Ahungalla magistrate courts against the suspect. (Chatruanga Pradeep)

 

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  • ceylon Friday, 16 June 2017 12:59 PM

    arestings are going on for a long time.still no action.to file a case not take more than 2 weeks.these are telidrama style hanky panky comedies. via DM Android App

    ceylon Friday, 16 June 2017 01:11 PM

    when mention aluthgamaremember what action taken against criminals dedtroyed homes and shops.4 killed.people and state lost billions. via DM Android App


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