Written by News 1st
11 May, 2014 | 9:04 pm
The police are seeking public support to identify the suspects in the kidnapping of two police officers in Kurunegala and the subsequent murder of one of the officers.
A sketch of a suspect responsible for the abduction of two police officers and the subsequent murder of one has been released to the media on Sunday. The police officers had been on traffic duty in Kurunegala when the incident occurred.
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Police are also investigating an incident where a suspicious individual had arrived at a vehicle rental establishment in Gokarella the previous day, seeking to hire a vehicle.
Police are focussing on the disparity in the information and photograph of the identification he had provided in reference to the driving licence the suspect had produced, said Police Media Spokesperson, SSP Ajith Rohana.
“This is the fake driving license. The picture is of the individual in question but the name and address are false. We ask that the public inform us if they have any information on this individual. He had come there to rent a vehicle. The proprietor had been suspicious about the driving license and had phoned the Gokarella Police at which point the individual had left his driving license there and fled.”
The police have offered a reward of one million rupees for information leading to the arrest of the suspects in the murder kidnapping. Information can be provided on the hotline 077 265 9336.
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