Robber stabs shop owner to death in Dehiwala

Robber stabs shop owner to death in Dehiwala

June 24, 2019   11:48 pm

-

An individual who runs a building material shop has died after he was stabbed by a robber at his own store located in Galle Road, Dehiwala this evening (24).

The shop owner succumbed to injuries while he was being admitted to the Kalubowila Hospital, according to the Police.

A robber had broken and entered the shop when its owner was resting inside after closing the shop for lunch.

The robber had stabbed the 63-year-old shop owner when he attempted to prevent the suspect from robbing the shop. However, the suspect had later fled the scene.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Hashiz, a father of three residing in Nedimala, Dehiwala.

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

Most Viewed Video Stories