Secretary of the Judicial Services Commission Manjula Thillekerathna has been assaulted today by an unidentified group of persons adjacent to the hotel road in Mount Lavinia.
According to Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana several police teams have been deployed to investigate the incident.
According to Director of the National Hospitals Accident Services Unit Dr. Prasad Ariyawansa, the assault on the Secretary of the judicial Services Commission has left several injuries on his lips and face.
Meanwhile the government has been quick to condemn the attack on the Secretary of the Judicial Services Commission.
According to the Government Information Department the President has ordered the Inspector General of Police to launch immediate investigations into the assault.