Three individuals including two females have been arrested in Ambanpola while fleeing after kidnapping a female Police Officer who was engaged in inspecting vehicles.
Police said officers opened fire at the rear wheel of the car to prevent the group from escaping in the vehicle.
Police have found over six grams of heroin in the car.
Police officers had to pursue the car for 7km in order to stop it.
The female Police officer was injured and is currently receiving treatment at the Ambanpola hospital.
The 35-year-old male suspect and the two female suspects aged 22 and 45 are scheduled to be produced before the Mahawa Magistrate’s Court today.