THREE ARRESTED OVER ATTACKS ON MPS’ RESIDENCES

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Three suspects were arrested for attacking and causing damage to the homes of three Members of Parliament on 9 May, Police said.

The suspects were arrested for vandalising the properties of MPs Wimal Weerawansa, Lasantha Alagiyawanna and Arundika Fernando. The suspect arrested in connection with the attack on the house of MP Wimal Weerawansa is a 37-year-old resident of Hokandara.

Malabe Police arrested the suspect on 28 August.

Meanwhile, a 43-year-old has been arrested for attacking the house and property of MP Lasantha Alagiyawanna. The suspect is a resident of Kirindiwela. North Western Crime Division officers arrested the suspect yesterday.

Meanwhile, the suspect arrested in connection with the attack on the house and office of MP Arundika Fernando is a 45-year-old Dankotuwa resident.

The Dankotuwa Police arrested him on 28 August in connection with the incident.

BY Aloka Kasturiarachchi