Attempted shooting of SAITM CEO: Former Kaduwela PS member arrested

Former Kaduwela Pradeshiya Sabha member Wilathgamuwage Don Aruna Lakmal Kushantha has been arrested by the CID yesterday in connection with the attempted shooting of the SAITM Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sameera Senaratne on February 6, 2017.

The 43-year-old PS member was arrested early last morning at his home at Rohana Wilathgamuwa Road, Weliwita, Kaduwela, the Police Media Spokesman’s office told the Daily News.

He was produced before the Magistrate and the CID obtained a 48 hour detention order to hold him for questioning.

Police were earlier on the lookout for a former Pradeshiya Sabha member and a driver attached to a Local Government institution in relation to the shooting.

Accordingly, on March 24, a driver attached to the Mulleriyawa Pradeshiya Sabha Susil Udayakumara was arrested by the CID and he is currently in remand custody.

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