Monday, 29 December 2014 - 20:21
Attack on new generation artists in Kurunegala
An attack has been unleashed on a group of young artistes, who support Common Candidate Maithreepala Sirisena at Kumbukgatey in Kurunegala today.
The artistes charged that the attack was led by a ruling party politician in the area.
Artistes among the victims are Samanalee Fonseka, Lakshman Wijesekera, Ama Wijesekera, Indrachapa Liyanage, Udaya Dharmawardana and Mohan Raj Madawala.
When our news team contacted, Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that Gokarella police have initiated investigation into this incident.
Addressing a media conference organized by another group of artistes in Colombo, vocalist Janaka Wickramasinghe said only the President can safeguard the peace in the country.
Meanwhile the Election Secretariat stated that it has received 752 election related complaints so far.
Among them, the highest number of complaints has been reported from the Colombo district.