Employee hospitalised in Ja-Ela restaurant clash

Employee hospitalised in Ja-Ela restaurant clash

Employee hospitalised in Ja-Ela restaurant clash

Written by Staff Writer

05 Oct, 2015 | 9:32 pm

A cook at a restaurant in Ma-Eliya, Ja-Ela was seriously injured in an altercation with a group of persons who were under the influence of alcohol.

A group of persons who arrived at the restaurant at around 12 noon on Sunday had allegedly carried out the attack. It is alleged that the group also damaged equipment and glass window panels of the premises.

The injured individual is currently receiving treatment at the Ja-Ela Hospital. The injured stated that they had asked him for water and he had asked them to take it from the tap.

According to the Office of the Police Media Spokesperson, one person has been arrested in connection to the assault.

He is due to be produced before the Negombo Magistrate. Investigations to nab the other suspects are underway.

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