Youth shot dead in Modara

By Tharaka Samman


A 24-year-old has been shot and killed in Modara, Redbanawatte.

The youth was shot by two unidentified persons in a three-wheeler over a dispute involving drugs and other personal issues.

Police have identified the victim as a resident of Colombo 15 who had previously been arrested and remanded over drug use.

The body has been sent to the Colombo National Hospital and the Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.