A Buddhist monk has died in Hungama after being accidentally shot at by the Police.
Reportedly, ta scuffle had occurred between the policemen and a motorcyclist who did not heed a signal to stop the vehicle.
However, according to our correspondent a police gunshot that had been fired during the scuffle had accidentally hit a Buddhist monk on a van parked near the motorcycle,
Currently, the body of the monk is kept at the Angunakolapelessa Hospital.
Meanwhile, the Police stated that two policemen had arrested two persons on a motorcycle who did not heed a signal to stop.
This had resulted in a misfire which hit and killed a monk traveling on the van, states the Police.