The police say that one person was arrested in connection with the first shooting reported during the provincial election this time.
Police Media Spokesman SP Buddhika Siriwardhana told our news team that UPFA candidate R. Angajan’s father had been arrested in connection with the incident.
The shooting concerned was reported day – before – yesterday from Kodikaamam in Chaavakachcheri.
This clash took place between UPFA candidates contesting for the Jaffna District Angajan Raamanaathan and Kumaara Sarvaanandan.
However participating at a media briefing held in Colombo yesterday SLFP General Secretary Maitripaala Sirisena expressed his views with regard to election violence as follows