Gampaha, Feb 11 (Daily Mirror) - A robber who had tried to break-in to a house in the Yagodamulla area in Minuwangoda died after being assaulted by the residents.
Police said a group of three robbers had entered the house at around 4 am today (11) with the aim of looting the property.
One of the robbers had reportedly been attacked with a sharp weapon by a person in the house.
He had been seriously injured and had died on the spot.
The other two robbers had fled, and the Minuwangoda police are conducting further investigations into the incident.