Update : A Business couple shot dead at Meetiyagoda

Sunday, 01 March 2015 - 20:45


A cinnamon businessman and his wife were shot dead at Kuleegoda in Meetiyaagoda, Ambalangoda.

Reports say that a gang that had come in a three-wheeler had carried out the shooting when the businessman went with his wife to his cinnamon oil factory last evening.

The persons killed in the incident were Sunil Shaanta a 42 year old resident of Dodam-vila in Meetiyaagoda and his 40 year old wife Mahadura Priyanganee.

While the reason for the killing has not yet come to light, police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that investigations had begun deploying three police squads.

Update : Monday, 02 March 2015 - 8:18

Couple shot dead in Meetiyagoda

A cinnamon merchant (42) and his wife (40) has been shot dead this evening at the cinnamon oil shed owned by them in Mitiyagoda, Mitiyagoda Police stated.

According to the information exposed so far, a group of individuals who arrived in a three-wheeler had shot them both and fled the sight.

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