The shooting was carried out by two assailants who had come on a motorcycle.
Chitti had been traveling in a jeep together with several others at the time of the attack.
Police suspect that Kalu Sagara’s disciples had carried out this attack. Kalu Sagara is a disciple of underworld kingpin Kaduwela Samayang who was killed in the prison bus shooting in Kalutara.
Kalu Sagara was released from prison on bail today.