SAITM CEO shooting a staged hoax: JO

9 February 2017 09:48 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The joint opposition yesterday claimed that the Monday night shooting incident in which the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) escaped unhurt was staged.

SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senarathne escaped unhurt when his car allegedly came under fire by two men travelling on a motorcycle wearing full-face helmets while he was leaving the SAITM premises in Malabe.

Addressing a news conference MP Jayantha Samaraweera said none of the CCTV cameras in the vicinity of the crime were operative at the time of the shooting.

“This raises serious suspicions about the entire incident,” he said.

Meanwhile, MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara also said that it appeared the shooting had been staged. (Lahiru Pothmulla)


Video by Sanjeewa

  Comments - 4

  • seqi Friday, 10 February 2017 11:26 AM

    lol via DM Android App

    ScienceMan Thursday, 09 February 2017 03:40 PM

    Ever heard of the scientific method? OMG! these politicians are soooo uneducated. If this continues, we could as well have a rabbit on the moon.

    evidence Thursday, 09 February 2017 05:07 PM

    CID, please obtain this valuable evidence by questioning those of the JO. If found correct expose SAITM. If incorrect -charge the JO for misleading the investigations.

    Selvyn Thursday, 09 February 2017 05:54 PM

    He is already named as a corrupt man by the FCID. How dare he comes up with a devilish mouth via DM Android App

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