UNP Mihintale PS member arrested
By Sumedha Karunaratne - Mihintale
Mihintale Police said a UNP Mihintale Pradeshiya Sabha (PS) member had been arrested for allegedly assaulting the Opposition Leader of the PS yesterday (19).
The Opposition Leader of the Mihintale PS also happens to be a member of the same Party. The arrested PS member has been identified as Indika Rukshan Rajapaksha. He had allegedly slapped Opposition Leader of the PS, Wizar Mohammad, following a heated argument.
Police said Rajapaksha had charged Mohammad with failing to take action on rampant acts of fraud and corruption at the PS. A complaint was lodged at the Mihintale Police by Mohammad following the incident. Rajapaksha is due to be produced in Court.