Four arrested over Mahiyangana attack

Four arrested over Mahiyangana attack

Four arrested over Mahiyangana attack

Written by Staff Writer

29 Dec, 2014 | 6:47 pm

Four suspects have been arrested for allegedly attacking the Mahiyangana Campaign Office of the New Democratic Front Presidential Candidate, Maithripala Sirisena.

The four suspects were remanded till  January 6, after being produced before the Mahiyangana Magistrate’s Court.

The Police Media Unit said that a group had arrived in two vehicles at around 10 on Sunday night and had allegedly carried out the attack.

Police say that three people, including an army colonel were injured in the attack, and added  that they have been admitted to the Mahiyangana hospital.

Police said that a number of vehicles were damaged in the incident.

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