Four suspects arrested
Aug 12, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Police yesterday arrested four suspects from Tangalle in connection with the attack on Colombo District UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake and several others in Beliatta Sunday.
According to Police the arrested have confessed that they had engaged in the act as the team led by Karunanyake had been slandering Hambantota UNP MP Sajith Premadasa while touring the area Sunday. The suspects had been arrested from a hideout in the Tangalle area by a special Police team from Beliatta.
They have been identified as residents of Okewela, Tangalle and Beliatta.
Karunanayake and several of his supporters came under attack while they were returning from a meeting held at the house of a party member close to Beliatta town Sunday night.