Damana Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Mangala Mahinda Gunawardana was remanded till the 12th of this month for allegedly assaulting a female Management Assistant attached to the Pradeshiya Sabha.
When Gunawardana was arrested yesterday, he complained of some illness and was admitted to Damana hospital. Later he was transferred to Ampara hospital.
Ampara Additional Magistrate Stella Pinki who observed the suspect at hospital today ordered to remand him.
The victim female Management Assistant is also receiving treatment at Ampara hospital.