Several injured in shooting near Peradeniya jewellery store

Several injured in shooting near Peradeniya jewellery store

Several injured in shooting near Peradeniya jewellery store

Written by Staff Writer

26 May, 2015 | 7:49 pm

Four persons have been injured in a shooting that took place during a robbery in the Gelioya town in Peradeniya. Two persons who had arrived on motorcycles at a jewellery store in the town of Geliya Oya and had allegedly attempted to rob the store.

An individual who was outside the store had recorded the heist. However, at that time the alleged robbers had fired shots in an attempt to flee. The Office of the Police Media Spokesperson said that the alleged thieves had fired shots at a group that attempted to nab them.

The video footage of this incident and shooting have been taken over by the police and operations are underway to arrest the suspects.


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