Jan 02, 2018

Hand grenade attack on Wayamba Excise Commissioner’s house

The house of the Wayamba Province Assistant Excise Commissioner located in the Makadura area had come under a grenade attack.

According to the Pannala Police the grenade attack had occurred around 01.00 this morning.

At the time of the attack, the Assistant Excise Commissioner Lesley Jayantha Ranaweera had been at his residence, police said.

The hand grenade had hit the garage of the house damaging three vehicles.

However, no motive for the attack has been established as yet, while the Pannala Police are conducting investigations to apprehend the suspects.