Lankapage Logo CP 22 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Two arrested for assaulting MP Kumara Welgama
Fri, May 27, 2022, 10:24 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 27, Colombo: Police have arrested two persons for allegedly assaulting MP Kumara Welgama and his driver.

Police spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said two suspects were arrested in the Kottawa area by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in connection with the attack on Welgama and his driver on May 09.

A group of people has stopped MP Kumara Welgama’s vehicle at the Kottawa entrance of the Southern Expressway on the evening of the 9th May and assaulted the MP, his driver and a Police Sargent. All three victims were admitted to the hospital after being seriously injured by the attackers.

The two suspects have been arrested according to the investigation conducted so far into the incident and further investigations are being carried out using CCTV footage, the police said.

The suspects arrested have been identified as 37-year-old restaurant owner and a resident in Makumbura and a 30-year-old assistant health worker in Horana. The suspects are to be produced in court, police said.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Luminex Limited lists on the Diri Savi Board after a capital raise of Rs. 250 Million
-- [7 hours ago]
Minister of Justice visits Jaffna to resolve Northern people’s issues
Opposition Leader promises to provide solutions to victims of political revenge within 6 months
Three-hour day and night power cuts from tomorrow
Revised notice regarding the conduct of schools during the week from June 27 to July 1, 2022
High Level U.S. delegation arrives in Sri Lanka to address the economic crisis
Calling of officers to government offices restricted further
Prices of food items to go up by 10%
Father and Mother die in house fire, two daughters injured
Sri Lanka hikes fuel prices

Copyright © 2000, 2020 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.