Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Eastern Provincial Councilor attacked by Council Chairperson's son
Fri, Feb 22, 2013, 09:24 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 22, Trincomalee: Ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) councilor of Eastern Provincial Council Priyantha Pathirana, who was brutally assaulted by a group of people, has been airlifted to the Colombo National Hospital in from Trincomalee Hospital.

The councilor, who sustained serious injuries and in a critical state, is receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of the Colombo National Hospital.

The son of the Chairperson of the Eastern Provincial Council Mrs. Ariyawathie Galappaththi is accused of entering the office of Priyantha Pathirana at Kurusa Junction of Andamkulam with around 50 people and carrying out the assault. Police media spokesman Prishantha Jayakody said Mrs. Ariyawathie Galappaththi's son has admitted himself to the Trincomalee Hospital saying he was assaulted.

According to the police a verbal argument had broken out between Pathirana and the son of the Council Chairperson escalating into an assault.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan President hands over Buddhist relics to temples in US and Korea
-- [7 hours ago]
Commercial Bank of Sri Lanka appoints Dheerasinghe as chairman
-- [7 hours ago]
A new political front against the government forming in Sri Lanka
-- [8 hours ago]
Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka promises to create a better future for students taking GCE A/L exam
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Chief Justice recuses himself from hearing Golden Key case
Sri Lankan asylum seekers are economic migrants, Australian Minister says
Sri Lanka a potential location for Japanese SMEs to invest - Japan's State Minister
Sri Lanka Marxist party leader injured in an accident
British High Commissioner hopes Sri Lankans will come together respecting differences of faith
U.S. Embassy concerns on media freedom in Sri Lanka

Copyright © 2000, 2012 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.