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Tuesday, 11 June 2013 - 19:43
Two local government ministers accompanying Opposition Leader while visiting fishermen in Balapitiya assaulted
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Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe visited the houses of several fishermen who perished at sea after their boats were caught in storms on Saturday.

 

Wickremesinghe visited Moratuwa and later proceeded to Maggona in Beruwala to participate in a funeral of one of the fishermen.

 

Later the Opposition Leader spoke to members of the affected families, the following is the conversation between the two parties.

 

 

However a group of UPFA Pradeshiya Sabha Members were also present at the funeral when the Opposition Leader visited the victim’s house and some heated words were exchanged between the two groups.

 

 

Meanwhile our correspondent said that the protesters blocked Wickremesinghe's way and assaulted two UNP Pradeshiya Sabha members who accompanied the Opposition Leader.

 

UNP General Secretary MP Tissa Attanayake who was with the Opposition Leader at the time of the incident had this to say.

 

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