Hatton police cover propaganda vehicle of C.B. Rathnayake with black sheets

Hatton police cover propaganda vehicle of C.B. Rathnayake with black sheets

Hatton police cover propaganda vehicle of C.B. Rathnayake with black sheets

Written by Lahiru Fernando

31 Jul, 2015 | 10:25 pm

With the general election just weeks away,Group Leader of the JVP for the Puttalam District, Samantha Korale Arachchi, was arrested by the police following his visit to the Chilaw General Hospital in order to look into the issues faced by the employees.

Samantha Korale Arachchi was charged with entering the premises without the permission of the Director of the Hospital and engaging in election activities. He was then produced before the Chilaw Magistrate and later released on bail.

Meanwhile, on Friday July 31, police had seized an election propaganda vehicle which was travelling in the Hatton town with the image and number of UPFA Candidate C.B. Rathnayake .

C.B. Rathnayake’s son and driver, who were travelling in the vehicle at the time had reportedly told the police that the vehicle was being taken for repairs. Police had later used black covers in order to conceal then propaganda material and had released the vehicle afterwards.

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