Suspect shot during raid succumbs to injuries | Daily News

Suspect shot during raid succumbs to injuries

Police said that a person who was shot by police during a raid had succumbed to his injuries at the Marawila Hospital, last Sunday.

The suspect had also injured a police officer with a knife while resisting arrest. The injured police officer is receiving treatment at the same hospital. The deceased was identified as A.M. Ajith Prasanna, a 31-year-old resident of Mugunawatawana, Puttalam.

Police had conducted the raid on a tip-off. The deceased had been previously arrested for drug dealing in Chilaw. Investigations are continuing. 


 

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