SAITM CEO shooting was staged: Police | Daily News

SAITM CEO shooting was staged: Police

 

Police has said that the shooting incident, in which South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Sameera Senaratne escaped unhurt, was staged.

Police said the shooting was staged portray that the SAITM CEO’s life was in danger.

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) Police arrested a suspect in Embilipitiya over the event and questioned a former Special Task Force officer who is currently in remand custody over another case.

It was revealed during interrogations that the shooting was staged.

Police are on the lookout for a former Pradeshiya Sabha member and a driver attached to a local government institution in relation to the shooting.

Both former Pradeshiya Sabha member and the driver are in hiding, Police said.


 

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