Vehicles of Chandrika and Gotabaya which were attacked by terrorists among the 53 vehicles found in Kotte
The vehicle in which former President Chandrika Bandaranaike traveled at the time she was attacked by an LTTE suicide bomber, and similarly, the vehicle in which former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa traveled at the time he was attacked by another LTTE suicide bomber were among the 53 vehicles found abandoned in a yard at Pitakotte.
The fleet of vehicles belonging to the President’s Office was found yesterday abandoned in a land belonging to Pitakotte Sri Jayewardenepura Cooperative Society.
34 motor cars, 13 jeeps, 2 vans, 2 double cabs and a motor cycle were among this fleet of vehicle.
Pitakotte Sri Jayewardenepura Cooperative Society Chairman Ranjith Perera said that the vehicles used by former President Chandrika Bandaranaike and former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the time they were hit by terrorists were found among the fleet of vehicles.