News

Reports of sporadic attacks on rival candidates and supporters

12 February 2018 - 161   - 0

Despite a relatively incident free election, sporadic attacks on rival candidates and supporters in various parts of the country causing damages to houses, buildings and other property, Police said.

 

In one of the incidents the house of a UNP candidate was attacked in the early hours of yesterday, in Udappuwa, Puttalam district.

Damages were caused to his windows in the attack, but no injuries were caused. 

In Meegahakiwula, in the Kalutara district, five persons were injured in a clash between supporters of the UNP and the Sri Lanka Podujana Party last night. 

All five of them were hospitalized. 

 

  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment





style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px"
data-ad-client="ca-pub-6200193111498313"
data-ad-slot="1999573490">

 

Features & Analysis

The Workshop Players present "The Power of Theatre: Artistry, Entertainment and Social Commentary"

The Lionel Wendt Memorial Fund, in collaboration with The Workshop Players of Sri Lanka, presents “The Power of...

In Pictures: Vesak celebrations

Though security considerations in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks led to the cancellation o...

Gamini Dissanayake Foundation opens new Head Office in Kollupitiya

The Gamini Dissanayake Foundation opened its new Head Office at the first floor of the Blue Ocean Apartment building ...

Sri Lankan High Commission in UK hosts reception for national cricket team

The Sri Lankan High Commission in London, recently hosted a reception for the Sri Lankan cricket team in the UK that ...



style="display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px"
data-ad-client="ca-pub-6200193111498313"
data-ad-slot="1999573490">