Alliance supporters clash in Matale

Monday, 09 September 2013 - 19:46


A clash between supporters of Transport Deputy Minister Rohana Dissanayake and Deputy Minister Nandimitra Ekanayake took place at Yatawatta in Matale today.


Brother of Deputy Minister Rohana Dissanayake, Parakrama Dissanayake and, son of Deputy Minister Nandimitra Ekanayaka, Chintaka Ekanayake are contesting the Central PC election under the UPFA ticket.


The clash between supporters of both these candidates were reported during the last few days.


Our correspondents stated that today’s clash erupted between the drivers of the two candidates following an altercation after their vehicles collided head on.


Police said that driver of Chintaka Ekanayake was arrested while his rival was admitted to the Matale base hospital.