Galigamuwa PS UPFA member attacked with swords

Galigamuwa PS UPFA member attacked with swords

Galigamuwa PS UPFA member attacked with swords

Written by Staff Writer

15 Mar, 2014 | 2:43 pm

A UPFA member of the Galigamuwa Pradeshiya Sabha has been injured in an attack which was carried out in the Dewala Gama area in Kegalle on Friday afternoon.

The assault has been allegedly carried out by a group when the Pradeshiys Sabha member was returning with a group from a wedding in a bus.

The alleged attackers who are said to have arrived in a lorry have blocked the road and subsequently launched the attack. Police said the attack was allegedly carried out using swords and clubs.

The Pradeshiya Sabha member and a another person who was injured in the assault have been admitted to the Kegalle Hospital for treatment. A spokeswoman at the hospital said a surgery was performed on the member on Friday night.

The police said a suspect has been arrested in connection with the attack.

 

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