Two Officers Attached To S.B. Dissanayake's Security Detail Arrested Over Shooting Incident In Polpitiya

November 07, 2019

Two officers attached to former Minister S.B. Dissanayake's security detail have been arrested by the Police over a shooting incident in Polpitiya yesterday.

Parliamentarian S.B. Dissanayake's security opened fire at a crowd in Polpitiya, Ginigathhena, last night.

Two people were hospitalized with injuries following the incident.

Sources close to the Minister said the group blocked the Minister's vehicle in the Polpitiya area. This was the first shooting incident reported during the Presidential election campaign.

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