Youth killed in shooting incident in Modara
A 24-year-old youth was killed in a shooting incident in the Modara area in Colombo this evening (June 06), Police said.
The victim has been identified as a resident of Redbana Watta in Colombo.
According to the police spokesman’s office, the shooting had been carried out by two unidentified persons who had arrived in a three-wheeler around 05:00 PM today (June 06).
Police suspect that the shooting was a result of a personal dispute over a narcotics racket. The individual was recently remanded and released on bail over a narcotic racket.
His remains have been placed at the Colombo National Hospital.
Modara police are conducting further investigations.
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