Police seek public help to identify suspects


Police released sketches of two suspects wanted in connection with the shooting inside the Mount Lavinia Court premises on 4 August, asking for public help in apprehending them.

According to Police, the sketches of the gunman and another person wanted in connection with the shooting were created using CCTV footage and information obtained from eyewitnesses.

They said the suspects fled the scene in a car following the shooting, and police are also looking for information on the vehicle.Police also released CCTV footage of the incident.

They requested the public to inform the Mount Lavinia Division Crimes Unit through 011-271516 or Mount Lavinia Police Station via 071-8591664 if they have any information on the suspects and the vehicle.

A gunman opened fire at another man while he was sitting in the dock inside Court. However, no one was injured in the shooting.