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Suspect injured in police fire

21 September 2012 04:00 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A person was injured by police fire when he allegedly attempted to grab the weapon of a police sergeant in Koggalla , Ambalanthota area last evening, police said.

A police team that was patrolling had arrived in the area on a complaint made to the police via 119 over an assault incident. When the police tried to arrest a suspect, a gang that had been in the vicinity had attacked the police with clubs and damaged the police three-wheeler. The police had shot one of the assailants who had tried to grab the weapon of a policeman.

The suspect and two policemen who were injured in the incident were admitted to Hambanthota hospital.

  Comments - 2

  • Jeevan Friday, 21 September 2012 06:14 AM

    How come, if Malaka group grab the gun, they are not shot at?

    SL_democrzy Friday, 21 September 2012 06:30 AM

    this is what every one thinks when reading this news article.police was so afraid to act on Malaka but on this poor guy.

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