Vavuniya UC Chair granted Police bail

By Treshan Fernando | Published: 2:00 AM Jun 16 2021

By Treshan Fernando

Vavuniya Urban Council Chairman Rasalingam Gowtham, who was arrested on assault charges yesterday (15), was later released on Police bail, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

He added the manager of Vavuniya Rest House had filed a complaint at the Vavuniya Police against the Chairman, claiming he was assaulted. 

DIG Rohana also said that two employees at the rest house had also lodged separate complaints against the UC chairman over attempts of intimidation. Following the complaints, the Vavuniya Police had investigated the incident and arrested the Chairman.

By Treshan Fernando | Published: 2:00 AM Jun 16 2021

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