Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 13:13
Minister Reginald complains to police over assault; Driver of Panadura Pradeshiya Sabha arrested
Minister of Small Export Crop Promotion Reginald Cooray has lodged a complaint at the police stating that a driver of the Panadura Pradeshiya Sabha has assaulted him.
Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana told our news team that the driver was arrested while he was receiving treatment at Panadura Base Hospital.
When inquired, Wasantha Jayawardena - the alleged driver of Panadura PS Chairman – told our news team that the incident occurred last evening in Atamagoda, Panadura in a cab which belongs to the Pradeshiya Sabha.
Police media spokesman added that no complaints have been lodged at the police thus far, despite the claims of the driver stating that the Minister has assaulted him.
The driver is currently receiving treatment at Panadura Base Hospital.
Meanwhile, our news team could not contact Minister Reginald Cooray, since he was attending a ceremony.