Sri Lanka, Oct. 9 -- A 24 year old has been shot dead by an unidentified individual riding a motorcycle in Colombo Jampettah street.

Police media spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekera noted that the shooting had occurred around 7.50 pm yesterday.

The victim who was a resident of the 131 estate area of the Jampettah street died upon admission to the Colombo national hospital.

Police noted that the deceased youth had been charged and released for the possession of heroin.

Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Hiru News....