Tense situation in Kataragama after Police kill motorcyclist

A tense situation arose in Kataragama after the Police shot dead a motorcyclist who ignored orders and failed to stop.

Area residents who were outraged over the shooting attacked the Kataragama police station.

The policeman who opened fire was later arrested, the Police said.

The Police media unit said that the policeman was remanded till January 30. (Colombo Gazette)