Court orders the arrest of Deputy Minister Premalal and Uva Province Minister Sendil Thondaman
The court ordered to arrest 3 suspects including Deputy Minister Premalal Jayasekara in connection with the shooting carried out this morning in Rathnapura – Kahawaththa town.
Shots were fired when a group were putting up decorations for a meeting scheduled to be held under the patronage of Common candidate Maithripala Sirisena.
Pelmadulla court ordered to arrest the Deputy Minister in addition to Sabaragamu provincial councilor Nilantha Jayakodi and Kahawatta PS chairman Vajira Silva.
3 persons who received injuries following the shooting incident this morning, were admitted to the hospital.
Meanwhile, Bandarawela Magistrate court ordered the arrest of Uva Provincial Council Minister Sendil Thondaman today, in connection with assaulting a postman attached to Ella Post office on the 3rd of this month.