A provincial councillor has assaulted a parliamentary translator today.
The victim who has been identified as Ananda Karunarathna, a translator of the parliament had come under assault by the provincial councillor while he had been attending a function at the auditorium of the Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha.
According to police the assault had been carried out by National freedom Front councillor of the Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha Jagath Priyankara..
The victim of the attack Ananada Karunarathna expressing his views to our news team noted that he had taken part in the function based on an invitation he had received from the Chairman of the Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha.
When inquired by the Jagath Priyankara, the NFF councillor who has been accused of the assault in this regard had this to say.