Chairman of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha Prsanna Ranaweera & UPFA provincial councilor Nadeeka Sampath who were admitted hospital following assault have been transferred to the Ragama hospital for further treatment.
According to the Medical Superintendent of the Kiribathgoda hospital Dr. S.A. Withanage the victims are said to be in a non-critical state.
Moreover a protest was organized before the Kiribathgoda hospital denouncing the assault.
UPFA Provincial Councilor of the Kalaniya Pradeshiya Sabha who was present during the protest accused supporters of Minister Mervyn Silva of having carried out the assault.
A complaint in this regard has been lodged at the Kiribathgoda police station by the Chairman of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha.
Moreover when inquired by police it was noted that another individual who had claimed to have been assaulted had lodged a complaint with police.
When attempts were made to contact Minister Mervyn Silva in this regard, a coordinating officer for the minister who answered the phone informed our news team that the minister was in a engaged in a discussion.