Sunday Leader journalist shot in Mount Lavinia

Saturday, 16 February 2013 - 8:03


A journalist of the Sunday Leader Newspaper has been shot by 3 unidentified individuals at approximately 11.30 last night.


The police media unit stated that the journalist who was wounded was admitted to the Kalubowila Teaching Hospital and was subsequently transferred to the Colombo National Hospital.


It is reported that the 3 unidentified individuals had arrived at the Ocean Blue hotel located on Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia which is owned by the victim and shot him.


The police further stated that the motive for the shooting is still unclear and that the Mount Lavinia Police is conducting further investigations.