Chief Executive Officer of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) Dr. Sameera Senaratne was shot at by two gunmen last evening but escaped unhurt.

“The unidentified gunmen had come on a motor bike wearing full-faced helmets,” Police said.

Dr. Senaratne who is unhurt from the incident said that the shooting took place on his way from SAITM and as he entered the Chandrika Kumaranatunga Mawatha.

Police said that the gun shots had damaged the windscreen. Investigations are being conducted by the Mulleriyawa police.