JVP member shot dead

A member of the JVP who was shot by a group of UPFA members at Gampaha today (6th) morning has died. Another member who was seriously injured in the shooting has been admitted to hospital.  After decorating a JVP election office at Weyangoida a group of JVP members had gone to leave the Member for Attanagalle Pradeshiya Sabha to his residence. While they were on their way two UPFA candidates and several thugs, who had arrived in a double cab bearing Reg. No. WP-PB-0674 and a van, have blocked the road and threatened the JVP members. According to the complaint lodged by the JVP members to the police the UPFA candidates and their thugs had threatened them to stop engaging in JVP politics. According to their complaint the UPFA candidates and thugs had followed them and shot at them.  In the shooting JVP member Nandana Balage has been killed and Samarakone Banda another member of the JVP has been seriously injured and has been admitted to Gampaha Hospital. Gampaha police is conducting further inquiries.

Source :- LankaTruth


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