Protest in Homagama over assault on Homagama PS Chairman

Protest in Homagama over assault on Homagama PS Chairman

Written by Bella Dalima

12 Dec, 2013 | 8:37 pm

A protest march was staged in Homagama town on Thursday over the assault of the Chairman of the Homagama Pradeshiya Sabha.

Meanwhile, the suspect arrested in connection to the assault on the Chairman of the Homagama Pradeshiya Sabha was remanded until December 24. Police say that he was placed in remand custody after being produced before the Homagama Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

The Chairman of the Homagama Pradeshiya Sabha was assaulted on Wednesday evening as he tried to exit the Pradeshiya Sabha Chamber in the midst of the unrest that ensued following the presentation of the budget.

Chairman of the Homagama Pradeshiya Sabha A.D.Kumarasiri who was injured in the assault was admitted to the National Hospital on Wednesday evening. Chairman of Homagama Pradeshiya Sabha, A.D. Kumarasiri said; “I am truly disappointed about the incident that occurred. Our Pradeshiya Sabha has fallen into a state where thugs assault the Chairman.”

 

 

 

 

 

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