Police STF deployed to Badulla and Hali-Ela

Police STF deployed to Badulla and Hali-Ela

Written by Bella Dalima

23 Sep, 2014 | 10:06 pm

Police Special Task Force personnel have been deployed to Badulla and Hali-Ela.

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said this decision had been taken in the wake of the clash that broke out  on Mondayevening in Hali Ela. News 1st correspondent Chandana Kuruppuarachchi was also injured during the clash, when he was set upon by a group of persons.

The clash between a group of UPFA supporters and a group of UNP supporters broke out noTuesday evening opposite the Hali Ela Pradeshiya Sabha.

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana noted that about five vehicles were damaged in the incident. News 1st correspondent, Chandana Kuruppuarachchi, who attempted to cover the incident, was set upon by a certain group and injured, following which he was admitted to the Badulla General Hospital night for treatment on Monday.

The injured journalist is currently receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo.

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