Police widen scope of Kolonnawa stage shooting investigation (Watch Video)

Police widen scope of Kolonnawa stage shooting investigation (Watch Video)

Written by Tharushan Fernando

29 May, 2015 | 9:59 pm

Police have widened the scope of their investigation into the shooting at a public meeting at the Umagiliya Grounds in Kolonnawa during the recent presidential election period.

Shots were fired at the stage set for the public meeting organized by Western Provincial Councilor S.M.Marikkar on Dec. 23, 2014, when the group of supporters of the councilor were also attacked.

Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekera stated that it was reported that shots were fired and damage was caused to a location where a meeting of the current president was to take place during the presidential election period.

He added that the Special Investigation Unit of the Police Headquarters is conducting investigations. He further noted that yesterday MP Duminda Silva was summoned.

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