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A 37-year-old suspect, arrested over an attempted murder, died due to using of force by the police during a raid in Veyangoda this morning, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

He said the Western Province Crimes Division had arrested the suspect identified as Nishantha Kumarasiri, a resident of Veyangoda in connection with an attempted murder on December 19 this year, in which a 38-year old man was injured.

He said the police conducted a special search operation along with the arrested suspect in the Veyangoda area.

"The suspect had died by the use of force by police during the operation. A police constable (driver) was also injured in the incident and admitted to the Gampaha Base Hospital," the police spokesman said.(DSB)

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  • killers Monday, 28 December 2020 08:28 AM

    I thought only covid killed?

    Sri Kantha Monday, 28 December 2020 08:59 AM

    Criminals who use force on citizens also get killed. Not a secret ar all. Do you think people have to just watch when harm is fone by these criminals who have a record of achievement?

    FF Monday, 28 December 2020 09:01 AM

    THIS METHOD BY POLICE IS NOT UNUSUAL IN SRI LANKA

    Lumbini Monday, 28 December 2020 10:46 AM

    Any legal actions against those who used unnecessary force that resulted in a death?

    Man Monday, 28 December 2020 11:18 AM

    The number of deaths rose significantly, following the 20th amendment unlike before as it was the will of the wise and intelligent people of Sri Lanka. So nothing wrong, isn't it?

    Dead on the spot Monday, 28 December 2020 04:48 PM

    Will the Police require that the deceased person's relatives provide the coffin as in the case of Mahara shooting?

    Ram Monday, 28 December 2020 05:02 PM

    One more medal for the Police for giving the suspect summary punishment that is illegal

    W Jayawardana Monday, 28 December 2020 06:44 PM

    Shame on police! Liars to the highest order to justify a murder

    Buddhist Monday, 28 December 2020 06:58 PM

    UN resolution will add this as well. Sad state of affairs since this Govt came to power.


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