Rathgama PS Chairman Shot Dead

Chairman of Rathgama Pradeshiya Sabha Manoj Pushpakumara Mendis was shot dead at a hotel in Hikkaduwa Monday (23) night, police said.

Mendis was taken to the hospital immediately after the shooting which took place during a social function at the hotel. However he succumbed to his injuries shortly after being admitted.

Mendis was aged 37. 

Two more persons were reportedly injured in the shooting. 

Hikkaduwa Police have launched an investigation into the incident.
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