Tuesday, 30 December 2014 - 19:13
Suspects who assaulted artists are still at large; a special police team deployed for investigations.
Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that a special team of police have been deployed to investigate regarding the incident where a group of artistes were assaulted in Kumbuk-gate, Kurunegala.
The artistes charged that during the ‘New Generation’ program organized by a group of artistes who supports the Common Candidate Maithreepala Sirisena, several politicians of the area and their men assaulted them.
Artistes including Lakshman Wijesekara, Ama Wijesekara, Samanalee Fonseka, Indrachapa Liyanage, Udaya Dharmawardena and Mohan Raj Madawala participated in the event.