Advertising Editor's Blog Archive / Search SL Breaking News Disclaimer About Us
Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 11 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Private electronic media station in Sri Lanka attacked
Mon, Mar 22, 2010, 07:10 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 22, Colombo: The office of a private electronic media network in Sri Lanka, MTV/MBC Networks in Colombo came under attack by a group of unknown individuals this evening.

An unidentified group had arrived at the office premises located at Braybrooke Place in Colombo and had thrown stones at the office and its staff.

The gang has fled the scene when the MTV employees had retaliated, an official from MTV said.

However, the police after arriving at the scene had arrested 16 persons allegedly involved in the attack.

The attack had injured several MTV employees and damaged several vehicles that were parked inside the office premises. The MTV office had come under several attacks in the past including an arson attack in 2008.

Copyright © 2000, 2010 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.