|Saturday, 30 August 2003|
|Today's Top Stories||NEWS|
Alleged cellular fortune teller shot dead
by Asanga Warnakulasuriya
A businessman alleged to be a "cellular fortune teller" who
had defrauded over Rs. 700,000 from his clients was shot dead yesterday at
the Samanmal Hotel, Medewatta, Matara by an unidentified gang, Matara
Police said. Four shots fired at the businessman using a 9mm pistol had
killed him on the spot while seriously injuring his female companion.
We are witnessing beginning of new chapter today - PM
by Rashomi Silva
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday referring to the future
talks with the LTTE said that the government has a 'very tough' task ahead
of them and described the way ahead as 'hard'.