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* 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.



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