The person who was injured in the shooting incident opposite the Balapitiya Magistrate’s Court, identified as Rasika Chamninda Kumara succumbed to his injuries a short while ago.
He had been working as the personal driver of Migettuwaththe Sumiththa Thero. Further, He had been identified as a suspect in a shooting incident that took place at a restaurant in Bentota on October 1 2011 where an employee of the restaurant died.
One person died and another was injured in a shooting incident opposite the Balapitiya Magistrate’s Court on February 16. The gunmen who came on a motorcycle had fled after the shooting.
The injured men were admitted to the Balalpitiya Hospital where one was pronounced dead upon admission to the hospital.