Fleeing suspect dies after being electrocuted (watch report)

Fleeing suspect dies after being electrocuted (watch report)

Written by Ramesh Irugalbandara

06 Mar, 2015 | 12:06 pm

An individual died after coming into contact with an electricity transformer within a Communication center in Dikwella while another individual who had sustained serious injuries has been hospitalized.

Acting Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that a group of Police officers had visited the area to conduct a raid  after receiving information that illicit liquor was being sold in the area.

Two suspects who had fled the area when the raid was underway had met with an accident. The deceased has been identified as 26 year old Isuru Chinthaka from Wattegama South, Dikwella.

The other individual who suffered electrocution injuries has been admitted to the Matara Hospital for treatment.

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