Published On: Thu, Apr 19th, 2018

Kaduwela Municipal Councillor arrested for SAITM CEO shooting

The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) has arrested Kaduwela Municipal Councillor Aruna Lakmal Nishantha in connection to the shooting of SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senaratne.

The Police noted that the suspect was produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate’s court yesterday (April 18th) and was taken in for further questioning under detention orders.

A gunman on a motorbike opened fire at the vehicle of Dr. Sameera Senaratne on the 6th of February 2017 as he was returning home after work. The CEO of SAITM was not injured in the attack, however his vehicle sustained damages.

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