Burglar severely beaten while committing a crime, dies in hospital

Burglar severely beaten while committing a crime, dies in hospital

Burglar severely beaten while committing a crime, dies in hospital

Written by Zulfick Farzan

10 Jul, 2021 | 7:53 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); A 32-year-old criminal was reported dead after he was captured and assaulted while committing a robbery on Friday (09)evening.

The deceased had broken into a house in Wattala and following the assault he was admitted to the Ragama Hospital.

Investigations revealed that the deceased was involved in 24 break-ins in Kadawatha Kiribathgoda and Wattala Police areas, said Police Spokesperson Senior DIG Ajith Rohana on Saturday (10).

Sri Lanka Police in terms of section 96 of the Penal Code reported facts to the court and the Wattala Police is conducting further investigations.

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