Two groups of political party supporters clash in Chilaw

Two groups of political party supporters clash in Chilaw

Two groups of political party supporters clash in Chilaw

Written by Staff Writer

03 Sep, 2016 | 9:51 pm

Two groups of UNP supporters clashed in Chilaw on Friday night.

Supporters of UNP Chilaw Joint Organiser Hilary Prasanna has been setting up demarcations on Friday night ahead of the UNP Membership Promotion Campaign for Saturday, when they were attacked by another group.

Supporters of Hilary Prasanna had filed a complaint with the Chilaw Police over the incident.

Following the arrival of MP Shantha Sisira Abeysekera at the police station, a tense situation arose. Thereafter, Hilary Prasanna informed the DIG incharge of Puttalam over the incident.

However,  both factions held two separate meetings on Saturday evening. Our correspondent reported that a heavy security detail was experienced in the area.

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