Drug-related activity caused Wellampitiya killing?

Drug-related activity caused Wellampitiya killing?

Written by Bella Dalima

23 Jul, 2014 | 8:26 pm

An individual was murdered in Sinhapura, Wellampitiya on the night of Tuesday July 22. 

Police stated that the individual was killed after being shot and stabbed. Another person who suffered injuries is receiving treatment in hospital.

The body of the deceased has been directed  for further investigations to the Institute of Legal Medicine and Toxicology.

Meanwhile, several homicides connected to the drug trade were reported over the past month, On July 12, a woman and another individual were killed in Mutwal. According to the police, the deaths were the result of a drug-related incident.

Incidentally, on June  29,, two persons were killed in a shooting in Grandpass. According to the police, the two victims were allegedly connected to the drug trade .

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