The Mirihana Police has today (22) recorded a statement from Hambantota District UNP parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa regarding the death of Rienzie Algama, who set himself ablaze last month, opposite the party headquarters Sirikotha.
The police had asked Premadasa whether he was the high ranking UNP member, whom police investigations have revealed, that Rienzie had spoken to a short while before the incident. Premadasa had denied.
Premadasa had reportedly said that he had not spoken to Algama on the day of the incident and that he did not know of it till later.
Algama who set himself ablaze opposite Sirikotha was a full-time activist of the UNP for more than 29 years.