Chairman of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha Prasanna Ranaweera states that he and his fellow MPs have received many death threats.
Speaking at a media briefing within the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha premises the chairman alleged that Sri Lanka Freedom Party Kelaniya organizer Minister Mervin Silva is behind these threats.
The chairman also alleges that the police are arresting their supporters on various false chargers under the direction of Minister Mervin Silva.
We spoke to police media spokesperson SP Ajith Rohana regarding the allegations being levelled at the police.
The spokesperson stated that they do not arrest anyone on false chargers.