Kalutara shooting: suspects still at large, two nabbed for aiding criminals

Kalutara shooting: suspects still at large, two nabbed for aiding criminals

March 17, 2017   02:08 pm

The police are yet to locate the persons who had directly involved in the Kalutara shooting on 27 February, however as of today the investigating teams have apprehended two including a woman on the allegation of aiding the crime.


According to police, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has apprehended a woman in Walahanduwa, Galle last night (16) for allegedly providing a hideout for a suspect. 


Apart from that, another individual was also apprehended after the police found his involvement in giving a tip-off to the gang members, the officials said.

 
He is a resident of Pinwatta area in Panadura. 


“The main suspects are still at large. The police teams are doing their best to apprehend them,” DIG Ajith Rohana told Ada Derana. 


Currently, the police have identified the involvement of two underworld gangs in the shooting which left seven dead including two prison guards.

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