Mar 07, Colombo: A Provincial Councilor of Sri Lanka's major opposition United National Party (UNP) has been arrested for allegedly attacking a foreign national.
Kegalle police arrested the Provincial Councilor Sandeep Samarasinghe, a member of Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council, for assaulting the foreign national after an argument with him. The incident has taken place at a hotel that belongs to the politician.
The visitor has been admitted into Kegalle hospital. The suspect has also received treatments from a hospital stating that he was assaulted by the foreigner.
In 2011, ruling party Chairman of Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha assaulted and killed a British tourist at a resort in Tangalle,