Police today announced a cash reward for information that could lead to the arrest of a suspect wanted in connection with the shooting incident in which a Sub Inspector was killed and two Constables were injured at Maspotha, Kurunegala on November 15.
Police released a photograph of the second suspect, holding two NICs with the names of Kandegeralage Chamila Madushanka (802436939v) residing in Pannipitiya and Jalan Kandambi Chaminda (812431935V) in Kottawa.
Police said the public can reach the DIG of the Terrorism Investigation Division of any leads via the following numbers 077-2001021 , 011- 2451633 or 011- 2451636.
Sub Inspector Dasanayaka Rathna Banda (59) was killed and two Police Constables attached to the Kurunegala Police Station were injured when two suspects had opened fire at them while they were searching a suspicious car in Kurunegala.
The police officers had left from the police station to search a vehicle after Police 119 emergency unit had received information stating a car was travelling in the area using fake licence plate. Two suspects had opened fire at the police as they tried to search the vehicle. The three police officers were injured during the counter attack and the suspects fled the scene abandoning the vehicle.
Police launched investigation into the incident and arrested a suspect, a resident of Moratuwa in connection with the shooting on November 15. A pistol was recovered from his procession.(Darshana Sanjeewa)