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Investigations reveal shooting of SAITM CEO’s car staged

Investigations have revealed that the recent shooting incident targeting the vehicle of SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senaratne, was staged.

The police said a suspect was arrested over the incident and he is being questioned further.

According to the police a politician is also involved in the incident and he is connected to Dr. Sameera Senaratne.

Gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on the vehicle of SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senaratne in Malabe on February 6.

Senaratne escaped unhurt but the car was damaged in the shooting incident.

Senaratne had said that when he was returning home he saw a motorcycle block his path near the Malabe SAITM campus.

Senaratne said that when he slowed down the men on the motorcycle got close to his vehicle and opened fire.

The gunmen fled the scene after the shooting incident. (Colombo Gazette)

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