Attempt on Puttalam PS Chairman’s life

By Amarananda

Wijesekera, Mahawewa Corr.

Chairman of Puttalam Pradeshiya Sabha Nimal Bamunuarachchi had a narrow escape when two unidentified persons tried to shoot him at his residence on Saturday morning.

Two persons thrust a gun into the room he was sleeping in around 4.30 a.m. through an opening however they ran away when the occupants shouted for help.

Bamunuarachchi said he could not identify the two persons as they were covering their faces with helmets.

He has lodged a complaint with the Puttalam police.

Puttalam ASP P. Dayaratne said that a special police team had been deployed for the investigation and a mobile unit operate around the Chairman’s house to ensure security.

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