SLPP PS member arrested


SLPP Pradeshiya Sabha member Jagath Samantha was arrested at a filling station in Arachchikattuwa on charges of assaulting people and obstructing duties of Police officers.

He has allegedly assaulted people waiting for fuel at a filling station in Arachchikattuwa, and the incident was captured on a nearby CCTV camera on 17 June.  Samantha is also the former Chairman of the Arachchikattuwa PS.

He is MP Sanath Nishantha’s brother and a video of the incident went viral on social media.