Pregnant woman shot at near Welikada prison
Police teams investigating
into the shooting incident opposite Welikada prison in which a
23-year-old woman was injured.
(Pic: Sulochana Gamage)
A pregnant woman reportedly on her way to visit an inmate at the
Welikada prison was injured last evening when two gunmen on a motorbike
opened fire at her just opposite the Welikada prison, Police sources
The injured woman was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the
Colombo National Hospital.
According to initial investigations by the Welikada Police, the
injured woman was with an old woman and a child as the men came in a
motorbike and opened fire at them.
In a similar incident,an underworld figure identified as
‘Kamburupitiye Harsha’ was shot dead at Obeysekarapura, Welikada on
Amidst this rising wave of crimes, Police yesterday deployed special
crime busting units in the Western province to prevent the occurrence
The incident occurred at around 3.50 p.m. yesterday.