UPDATE: Panadura UC administrative officers and local govt representatives clash (Watch video)

UPDATE: Panadura UC administrative officers and local govt representatives clash (Watch video)

Written by Staff Writer

08 Apr, 2015 | 3:06 pm

A clash broke out between the administrative officers and local government representatives at the Panadura Urban Council, on Wednesday morning, injuring 3 people including a Councilor.

The Police said that an administrative officer has been arrested in connection to the incident.

The clash broke out when a proposal was to be presented on the removal of the Secretary to the Urban Council. According to our correspondent, the Administration Officers of the Urban Council voiced against the removal of the Secretary while the Council meeting was in progress and the opposition who opposed the proposal boycotted the meeting.

The officials who voiced their protest over the matter entered the chambers when the council session commenced with the attendance of 3 UPFA Urban Councilors.

Video footage of what took place afterwards:

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Our correspondent said that the Councilor who was injured in the clash has been admitted to the Kalutara General Hospital while the two officials who were also injured have been admitted to the Panadura Base Hospital.

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