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Motorcyclist shot dead

A person was shot dead on 23 April at Nihiluwa in Beliatta. Police said the shooting was carried out by an unidentified person while the man was riding home on his motorcycle.

The deceased was identified as a 42-year-old resident of Beliatta. Beliatta Police are conducting investigations.

Bakery employee killed

A person was killed inside a bakery in Meethotamulla, Wellampitiya on 23 April.

Police said the victim, who was working at the bakery, was stabbed to death by a former employee. The victim succumbed to injuries on admission to the Colombo General Hospital.

The deceased was identified as a 37-year-old resident of Makaldeniya Estate, Koslanda. Police said the motive for the killing has not yet been found.

The suspect has fled the area. Wellampitiya Police are conducting investigations.

Hokandara resident killed in motor accident

A motorist was killed in a fatal road accident in Thalangama on 23 April.

According to Police the victim was hit by a tipper when he lost control of the bike and veered off the road. The victim succumbed to injuries on admission to Colombo General Hospital.

He was identified as a 27-year-old resident of Hokandara.

Student falls into Meeyan Falls

A student fell into the Meeyan Falls in Mawanella on 23 April. Police said the student and eight other youth were observing the Meeyan Falls near the Ihala Kotte railway station when the accident occurred.

The student was critically injured and died on admission to the Mawanella Hospital.

The victim was identified as a 17-year-old resident of Kundasale. Mawanella Police are conducting investigations.

BY Aloka Kasturiarachchi