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* UNP MPs Palitha Thewarapperuma and Hesha Withanage arrested
Mon, Nov 5, 2018, 12:42 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 05, Colombo: United National Party (UNP) parliamentarians Palitha Thewarapperuma and Hesha Withanage have been arrested after they surrendered to the Kollupitiya Police Station this morning over an alleged attack on a UPFA supporter.

According to Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara, the two MPs are accused of allegedly assaulting former UPFA councilor Major (Rtd.) Ajith Prasanna near Temple Trees on 1st November.

The MPs will be produced in the Fort Magistrate's Court, the police spokesman said.

 

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