Suspect arrested over shooting of Batticaloa Land Reforms Commission Director

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A suspect was arrested over the shooting incident targeting a Government official in Batticaloa recently.

The Police stated that the suspect was arrested on Wednesday (01) over the incident where the Batticaloa District Land Reforms Commission Director Wimalraj Nesan was shot at. Mr. Wimalraj was shot at by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle on February 22.

Further investigations are underway.


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