Embilipitiya OIC Crimes residence fired at
An unidentified gunman had fired at the official residence of the OIC
Crimes of the Embilipitiya police on Friday night. No casualties were
reported. At the time of the incident Inspector W.D.S. Wickramasingha
and his family with two children were sleeping when somebody had opened
fire at his house.
The shots were reportedly fired at the part of the house where the
OIC's son was sleeping damaging the wall and a window pane. Although
there were no eyewitness the residents had heard the noise of a speeding
double cab leaving the scene soon after the incident.
Police Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana told the Sunday Observer that the
motive is yet to be ascertained and no arrests had been made at the time
this edition went to press.
A special police team conducting investigations on the instructions
of Embilipitiya police Headquarters Inspector found four bullet holes on
the wall riddled by a T-56 assault rifle.