Web journalist Fredy Gamage has been attacked by two unidentified motorcyclists yesterday while returning after covering urban council meeting.
The attackers have chased and assaulted him with faces covered with helmets.
Media and civil organizations severely criticized the assault while the independent media movement demanded an immediate inquiry to the incident.
Meanwhile, anti corruption front also released a notice criticizing the assault against Fredy Gamage.
They note that the attack reminds of the media suppression carried out by the previous regime.