SAITM CEO shot at, escapes unhurt

Published : 11:04 am  February 7, 2017 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Chaturanga Pradeep  
SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senaratne escaped unhurt yesterday evening after two men riding a motor bike wearing full-face helmets opened fire on his car near the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) campus in Malabe, police said.

DM_20170207_A001-341They said the shooting had taken place when the CEO was leaving the SAITM campus and had gone about 850 metres towards Chandrika Kumaranatunga Mawatha.  

It was reported that the CEO escaped unhurt after the incident. The assailants who had been in front of the vehicle had damaged the windscreen by their gunfire. They have not been traced yet.  The Mulleriyawa police are conducting further investigations.