An attack on a group returning after participating in the function of Presidents address to the nation.
A group returning after participating in the occasion of the President’s address to the nation, was attacked by a certain gang at Paathadumbara in Kandy yesterday.
Police media spokesman’s office said that eight persons injured in the attack had been hospitalized.
Investigations carried out with regard to the incident have revealed that a UPFA Paathadumbara Divisional Councillor is involved in the incident.
Subsequently the police arrested the councilor concerned and two others.