Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana states that 6 more persons have been identified who accompanied Malaka Silva the son of Minister Mervyn Silva
during the altercation which broke out at a prominent night club in Colombo.
A major attached to the army was assaulted during the brawl.
According to the police media spokesperson investigations in this regard have drawn to a close while swift action would be taken to nab the perpetrators.
Meanwhile the major who had sustained injuries during the assault was admitted to hospital and a surgery was performed on his skull.
A firearm belonging to the assaulted major which had been seized by the son of minister Mervyn Silva was surrendered to the Slave Island police.
A Court of Inquiry was consequently established by the army to carry out investigations into the incident.
Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana expressed the following views to our news team concerning the latest developments surrounding the incident.