Police arrested yesterday six persons over an alleged assault on a retired Navy officer.
Police Media Spokesman’s office said that the assault had taken place at a night club in Colpetty.
The retired Navy officer was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital with severe injuries sustained in the assault.
Police said that while subsequently six persons who carried out the assault were arrested, these attackers were employees of the said night club.
The six arrested persons are also scheduled to be produced before court today.