Police misfire has killed a monk in Hungama

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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.