The main suspect in the murder of a Police SI in Maspotha in Kurunegala in 2016, was killed and two other Police officers were injured during a shootout in Hambantota this afternoon, the Police said.
The suspect, D.K. Chaminda alias Matara Roshan, was wanted in connection with the murder of Police SI in Maspotha in Kurunegala in 2016.
They said the suspect had fired at the special Police team that had been deployed from Colombo to arrest him.
The two injured Police officers were admitted to the Hambantota Base Hospital.