An unknown group has launched an attack on the home of the Vice Chairman of the Kelaniya Provincial Council.
Vice Chairman of the Kelaniya Provincial council Chamila Duminda stated that the attack was carried out by supporters of minister Mervin Silva.
According to the Vice Chairman of the Kelaniya provincial council one individual who had sustained injuries during the attack has been admitted to the Colombo national hospital.
A sum of nearly 2,000,000 rupees which is said to have been within the premises of the house is also said to have been stolen by those who carried out the attack.
These were the views expressed by the Vice Chairman of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha regarding the incident.
Our repeated attempts to contact minister Mervin silva in this regard failed owing to the non response of his phone lines.
Meanwhile it was inquired from the police as to whether any of the perpetrators had been arrested.
The office of the police media spokesperson stated that no arrests had been made as of yet.