An explanation from SB over Gini-gath-hena shooting
Posted on November 7th, 2019

Courtesy Hiru News 

MP SB Dissanayake says that the shooting incident occurred when the drunken youths attempted to grab the service weapon of one of his bodyguards.

He explained this to our news team with regard to the incident where a shooting carried out by his bodyguards in Polpitiya, Ginigathhena yesterday.

Meanwhile, SLPP Presidential Candidate Gotabaya Rajapakse says in a twitter message that he is deeply saddened by the alleged incident of MP, SB Dissanayake’s security personnel and if true, he hopes authorities will take immediate action.

He further stated that his promise to uphold Law & Order remains a priority and shall not hesitate to take stern action irrespective of rank, title or position.

Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunesekera said the bodyguards of MP Dissanayake had opened fire after a group of men blocked the motorcade of the MP last night.

Two bodyguards of the MP were arrested along with their service weapons this morning following the incident.

They will be produced before Hatton Magistrate today.

SP Ruwan Gunesekera further said that there is no political motive behind the incident..

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