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* Mihintale SLPP Local council member arrested for assaulting six people
Mon, Jun 17, 2019, 01:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 17, Colombo: A Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) member of the Mihintale Pradeshiya Sabha Nipuna Madusanka has been arrested this morning for assault.

The Councilor is accused of assaulting and injuring a number of people and also pressuring the police.

The attack had taken place last night as a result of a heated argument between the politician and several others.

The Pradeshiya Sabha member was arrested following a complaint lodged by the victims with the police.

Six people injured in the assault have been admitted to the Mihintale and Anuradhapura Teaching Hospitals.

 

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