Policeman arrested over Sirikotha shooting remanded

A policeman who was arrested for opening fire at the UNP headquarters yesterday, was produced in court today and remanded till May 15.

The policeman was arrested after he opened fire at the Sirikotha UNP headquarters late last evening.

Deputy Foreign Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva said that the bullets from an automatic weapon pierced the glass of the UNP elephant logo and entered the ‘Panditaratne room’ and hit the wall across.

No one was injured in the shooting incident. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. It is political wok of the & political manveruing by UNP leadership behind that.
    Otherwise no body going attack UNP time being.
    An Idea of such attack-incident is created for the sympathy for UNP leadership?

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