The police have launched an investigation to find out whether Parliamentarian (MP) Hirunika Premachandra is involved in the incident where a youth was abducted in broad day light in Dematagoda and assaulted. The defender in connection with the abduction incident has already been confirmed to be belonging to parliamentarian (MP)Hirunika Premachandra. The abducted person is stating that those who abducted him were parliamentarian (MP) Hirunika Premachandra’s body guards.
A 34 year old resident of Gothatuwa area named Amila Priyanga Amarasinghe who was employed at a drapery store in Dematagoda was abducted (21) at around 2.30pm by a group who arrived in the said defender. The incident has been recorded in the CCTV camera fixed at the drapery store as well. An employee serving at the drapery store stated to HIRU News that the persons who entered the store carried out the abduction.
An employee who was an eye witness……..
“Two persons came in to the store…..a tall person and a lean person came and asked whether he was Amila….. When he replied stating yes..They took the phone and escorted him out……..afterwards pulled and assaulted him and put him in the jeep and left.”
The abducted person stated to HIRU News that the said persons abducted him from Dematagoda and took him to parliamentarian (MP) Hirunika Premachandra’s office situated at Kolonnawa.
The abducted Amila Priyanga Amarasinghe describing the incident…………..
” They pulled me and went…assaulted on the head…punched me in the stomach…. It was later that I got to know that they were Hirunika’s body guards since I also live in Kolonnawa….altogether there were eight of them….they told me that I will be locked up with a packet of cocaine….they took me away from there…..to Hirunika’s office….situated near the Kolonnawa UC……Took me by dragging and put me inside….. Hirunika was there seated in a chair….she got up and came …and asked whether this was him….. She seated herself on the table and said that I have the power to abduct anyone where ever they may be…..I am a lawyer… I know what to do ….tell whatever you want to the police…..and stated that she will do whatever she wants…..”
The Colombo Crime Division (CID) has arrested yesterday (22) afternoon six persons who were suspected to have carried out the abduction.
The police media spokesman stated that the suspects will be subjected to an identification parade after being produced to the Fort magistrate court. While Parliamentarian (MP) Hirunika Premachandra was also present with them.
HIRU News queried further on this incident from the police media spokesman Assistant superintendent of police (ASP) Ruwan Gunasekara.
He stated that it has been confirmed that the defender vehicle belonged to the parliamentarian. And the media spokesman further stated that investigations in connection with the incident are still being carried out.
The area residents are puzzled as to why innocent people are subjected to thuggery by the henchmen of parliamentarians who are sheltered under the good governance.
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