A murder suspect who attempted to flee from the Police custody has been killed when the Police opened fire.
The suspect has attempted to flee when he was being taken to a location where he had concealed some fire arms which he revealed to the Police during interrogations. The Embilipitiya Police said that the suspect was injured in a shoot out between him and the Police. He has died following admission to the Embilipitiya hospital. A Police Constable who sustained injuries has also been admitted to the Embilipitiya hospital. The Police have seized a stock of weapons including fire arms at the suspect’s house in the Moraketiya area. The Police said the suspect R. Ajith Prasanna alias Chinchigune Heena is a 30 year old married person.