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Saturday, 08 April 2017 - 19:09
Murder attempt goes wrong at Gampaha ; One sustains injuries
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A special police team has commenced investigations, under the supervision of the Senior Superintendent of Police of Gampaha, to apprehend the suspects and the motor vehicle in connection to the shooting incident at Katugasthara area in Gampaha.

A victim who sustained severe injuries in the incident was admitted to Gampaha Hospital this afternoon and was later transferred to Colombo National Hospital for further treatment.

A luxury jeep travelling from Gampaha area to Udugampola was shot at, around noon today.  

Gampaha police stated that a group who had arrived in a motorcar had shot the luxury jeep in which a wealthy businessman in the area had been travelling.

Police suspect that the businessman was the target.  

However, the businessman had not been injured by the shooting and his assistant who had been travelling in the rear seat has been injured.

Meanwhile, a 47 year old person has been murdered with a sharp object at the SLTB bus terminal in Hatton.

The victim’s body was discovered from the bus terminal this morning.

The victim is a resident of Dikoya – Hatton who had been working as a labourer.

A suspect has been arrested in connection to the incident already.

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