Three remanded for aiding and abetting

Published : 8:32 am  May 23, 2017 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Darshana Sanjeewa   
Three people including a woman were arrested by the Mirihana Special Crimes Investigation Unit in connection with the shooting which killed a PNB officer,  a 11-year-old girl and injured several others. 

Police said the suspects between the ages of 22 and 44 were produced in the Kesbewa Magistrate’s Court and remanded till June 5.   
The suspects are known to be residents of Ahangama.   

Police constable Chaminda Abeywickrema was killed while Inspector  Neomal Rangajeewa and PC Chaminda, all attached to the Police Narcotics Bureau, were injured when two gunmen opened fire during a raid in Piliyandala on May 9.