May 06, Kurunegala: An unidentified gang has abducted two police officers and shot the two officers, killing one of them, the police said.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that an unidentified gang had come in a van and abducted the two police officers who were on traffic duty at Muththettugala on the Kurunegala -Dambulla Road in the early hours of today.
The gang had taken the policemen to the Badagamuwa Forest Reservation, stripped their uniforms off, and shot them killing one and injuring the other.
The injured officer is currently receiving treatment at the Kurunegala hospital.
The police have deployed six teams to conduct investigations and apprehend the culprits. The police have not made any arrests yet.