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The Colombo Crime Division arrested two suspects in connection with a shooting in Keselwatta on 8 September, in which a man was injured.

Two individuals wearing face masks broke into a house on St. Sebastian Road in Keselwatta and opened fire on the victim, aged 40. The arrests took place on 19 September. One of the suspects was arrested while hiding in Kolonnawa, with 8 g of heroin in his possession. Subsequent investigations resulted in the seizure of the suspect’s revolver and two live bullets. The second suspect was arrested in Gunasinghapura for aiding and abetting the shooting. He was arrested with 7 g of heroin in his possession. The Colombo Crime Division is conducting further investigations.

By Aloka Kasturiarachchi