Fleeing remand suspect shot,injured

By Cyril Wimalasurendre

KANDY – A remand prisoner of Bogambara-Dumbara prison was shot at and injured while he was running away from the custody of the prions officers on Tuesday (02) afternoon.

 The remand tried to flee while being taken to the prison vehicle parked outside the Kandy Court.

The prisoner removed the hand-cuffs and started running. The prison guards opened fire on the Kandy-Peradeniya railway track near Mulgampola, while giving chase.

 The suspect sustained injuries on his right leg. He was admitted to Kandy General Hospital for treatment.

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