Suspect in Police custody killed

Suspect in Police custody killed

While being escorted by the Police for an operation in Veyandgoda, an individual was killed by Police gunfire.

The body of the deceased has been placed at the Wathupitiwala hospital, a post mortem will be conducted on court orders.

The 37-year-old deceased was arrested on charges for attempted murder by the Western Province Crimes Division, Police Media Spokesperson, DIG Ajith Rohana said.

A special team has been appointed to probe the incident, whereas the Police will present facts on the incident to the Attanagalle Magistrate’s Court today.