One person linked to Jampettah St. shooting, arrested

One person linked to Jampettah St. shooting, arrested

One person linked to Jampettah St. shooting, arrested

Written by Staff Writer

11 Feb, 2020 | 9:32 am

Colombo (News 1st) –  One person has been arrested in connection to the shooting that took place down Jampettah street on the 8th of October 2019. The shooting, which claimed a life, was carried out by two assailants who had arrived on a motorbike.

Investigations conducted by the Colombo Crimes division lead to the arrest of the suspect in question. A locally manufactured firearm, two 9mm live rounds and a mobile phone that was in the suspect’s possession were also taken into Police custody.

The arrest took place in Peliyagoda, the suspect has been identified as a 31-year-old from Hettipola, Kurunegala.

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