Candidate attacked days ahead of parliamentary poll

Candidate attacked days ahead of parliamentary poll

Candidate attacked days ahead of parliamentary poll

Written by Staff Writer

26 Jul, 2020 | 9:19 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): A candidate of an independent group contesting the parliamentary election from Nuwara Eliya has been hospitalized following an attack.

The candidate had been first attacked with tones while travelling in a three-wheeler on the Bogawantalawa-Hatton main road.

He was attacked by a group afterwards.

The victim was admitted to the Bagawanthalawa Regional Hospital and later transferred to the Dickoya Base Hospital.

The parliamentary election is scheduled to be held on August 5.

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