Police open fire on vehicle smuggling illicit drugs

Police stop traffic as the vehicle with former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake leaves the official residence of the Chief Justice

The police opened fire on a vehicle suspected to be smuggling illicit drugs in Pannipitiya today.

Officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau opened fire on the vehicle after the driver failed to stop the vehicle.

However the vehicle managed to escape. (Colombo Gazette)