Shooting near MP’s house: President orders full scale inquiry into incident

Shooting near MP’s house: President orders full scale inquiry into incident

President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited United National Party Parliamentarian and Bar Association president Wijedasa Rajapakshe’s house at Nawala yesterday after he came to know that Rajapakshe’s residence had come under attack, Presidential Media Coordinating Secretary Wijayananda Herath said.

The alleged shooting had taken place outside Rajapakshe’s house at around 12.20 am yesterday.

After visiting the scene, the President instructed the Inspector General of Police to conduct a full scale investigation into the incident and apprehend those responsible.

President’s Counsel MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe had complained about the shooting outside his home to the Police. The Police immediately arrived on the scene and launched an investigation into the incident. Following the probe, the Police found three bullet shells outside the residence at Nawala.

 

Courtesy: Daily News

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