A 30-year-old hotelier was shot dead by two men arrived on a motorbike at a hotel in Pilimathalawa last night, Police said.
They said the victim was pronounced dead on admission to the Peradeniya Hospital.
The victim was identified as Sanjaya Bandara Herath, a resident of Nanuoya Pilimathalawa.
The motive of the killing was yet to be ascertained and no suspects have been identified.
Peradeniya Police are investigating. (Chamil Rupasinghe & Nadeeka Daya Bandara)
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Comments - 11
ANTON Saturday, 27 August 2016 10:17 AM
" THAATHI... WHAT IS ANOTHER NAME TO SRILANKA? "" KILLING FIELD PUTHA KILLING FIELD"
Sl Saturday, 27 August 2016 10:21 AM
Premalal Saturday, 27 August 2016 10:34 AM
Looks like we need a ministry for murder.
Palitha Galapitiya Saturday, 27 August 2016 10:51 AM
Dear IG,Please pay your Utmost attention for this please.
True Saturday, 27 August 2016 11:00 AM
Yes, too many shooting incidents have been reported in the recent past.
Marikkar Saturday, 27 August 2016 11:07 AM
Again murderers are found everywhere and innocent lives are risk and I feel sorry for this unfortunate event and we public urge the govt. and the police to act swiftly and impartially to arrest the murderer and take him to justice.
Ranjan Fernando Saturday, 27 August 2016 12:00 PM
There are so many unregistered firearms in the country and contract killers are galore. What do you expect?
Law-less State Saturday, 27 August 2016 12:27 PM
Killings by unidentified gunmen on a daily basis What is happening to this country via DM Android App
Dee Saturday, 27 August 2016 01:36 PM
So much of illegal weapons and trained shooters out there, Even market rates have come down for such contracts. This is same in any post war country.
Genuine Saturday, 27 August 2016 10:01 AM
Too much of crimes are taking place now but we dont see the govt is taking measures to reduce and stop these via DM Android App
Mason Saturday, 27 August 2016 10:17 AM
Killings have reached unprecedented proportions and there appears to be no meaningful action being taken by the law enforcement authorities to combat this. The government too seems to be turning a blind eye.
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