‘Pas Podda’ injured in shooting


Four persons including underworld figure Saman Rohitha Perera, alias ‘Pas Podda’ were injured in a shooting incident outside the Gampaha Magistrate’s Court last afternoon (27).

According to the Police Media Division, an unidentified man who arrived in a car had opened fire…

…at ‘Pas Podda’ as he was get into a double cab to return home, injuring three others who were already in the vehicle.

Police said the injured were admitted to the Gampaha Hospital and ‘Pas Podda’ is in critical condition.

Gampaha Police are conducting further investigations to determine the cause of the shooting and to identify the shooter.