General Secretary of the SLFP Minister Maithripala Sirisena has said a disciplinary inquiry will be conducted against Parliamentarian Mervyn Silva with regard to the incident where a Samurdhi Officer was tied to a tree.
The Minister said that the he was stripped of the party membership in order to conduct a disciplinary inquiry. The complaints received so far will be presented before the disciplinary board of the party. He said that the post of organizer in the Kelaniya electorate is also temporarily suspended under the circumstances. He was of the view that that the issue will be presented before the disciplinary board during this week. Further action will be taken after receiving its report.