Posted on 07.05.2019 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
Yesterday,(4) a father who allegedly attempted to forcibly enter the school, has been shot dead by the soldier who was assigned to guard the gate.
The victim, a father of 3, K. Udaya Pradeep Kumara is reported to have quarreled with the soldier when he obstructed the man from entering the school. The victim who was admitted to the Karapitiya Hospital with gunshot wounds was reportedly a former member of the Sri Lanka Navy band.
Later, the 33 year victim succumbed to his injuries. It was later revealed that he tried to enter the school premises after he was informed by the school that one of his children had fallen sick.
Army said today that the Akmeemana Police and the Military Police are conducting investigations into the matter.
The soldier was arrested by the police in connection with the incident.