Written by Tharushan Fernando
23 Feb, 2017 | 8:55 pm
Two special police teams are investigating the incident where the Director of the Land Reform Commission of Batticaloa was shot at.
Shots were fired at the LRC Director last night when he was home. He is currently receiving treatment at the Batticaloa General Hospital.
The Director of the Land Reform Commission of Batticaloa Nesakumar Wimalaraj was shot at around 07 p.m. last night when he was at his house in Kaludavali , Kaluwanchikudy
Police Investigations revealed that two masked men in a motorcycle had opened fire at Nesakumara and had thereafter fled the area.
He was rushed to the Kalavanchikudi Hospital and was thereafter transferred to the Batticaloa General Hospital where he continues to receive treatment.
The shooting occurred at around 7.05 p.m. when a person clad in a jacket and helmet visited the director’s home and follwing a quick conversation, the individual had pulled a gun and had shot at the director
“… At around 07:05 last night a person clad in a jacket and helmet visited my home. He asked who is Wimal. I responded that I am Wimal. He pulled a gun from his jacket and shot at me. I ran. Two bullets hit me …”
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