The Police have launched an investigation in to a complaint regarding a shooting that took place in front of the residence of the President of the Bar Association and UNP MP Wijayadasa Rajapakse situated in Wijayaba mawatha in Nawala.
The investigation was launched following a complaint made by MP Rajapakse to the Mirihana Police.
Speaking to our news team MP Wijedasa Rajapakse stated that 3 gun shots were heard at approximately 12.20 this morning and that one bullet had struck a wall of his house.
Following the reporting of the incident, leader of the opposition Ranil Wickramasinghe had visited the house of MP Wijayadasa Rajapakse this morning.
Meanwhile, during the media briefing regarding cabinet decisions Minister Keheliya Rambukwella had the following to say after media personnel raised questions regarding this incident.