A drunken state minister who took part in a party held recently at the residence of President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s younger brother Channa Wickremesinghe has fired from personal pistol inside the house sources said. A professor who participated in the party has been suffered with minor injuries from debris of the roof sources further said.
Mr. Channa Wickramasanghe has invited a group of ministers and recently appointed state ministers to his residence which is located near the private residence of the President. recently for a party. It is said that the concerned state minister who participated in the shooting was drunk and his friends took him out of the place with difficulty. .
It is said that the heavily drunken State minister has fired his pistol inside the house. A friend of Mr. Channa Wickramasinghe’s professor was slightly injured due to the material that broke and fell on the ground where the shot hit. At that moment, he was immediately taken to a hospital to receive the necessary treatment.
However, President Ranil Wickremesinghe did not participate in this party.
This young state minister represents Pohottuwa from Kandy district has also shouldered the responsibilities of a cabinet minister recently. He is known for getting into drunken brawls.