Maithri’s Mahiyangana office attacked

2014-12-29 09:08:01

Common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena’s election office at Mahiyanganaya has been attacked last night, the Police media unit said.

They said the office was damaged and added that investigations were being carried out though there have been no arrests so far.

Meanwhile, Mr. Sirisena’s media unit said in a communiqué that 15 people had arrived in three vans and shot at the office causing heavy damage.

The media unit said retired Army Colonel Chandrasena, who is disabled, his son and nephew who were at the office were assaulted. Mr. Chandrasena who suffered severe injuries has been rushed to the Mahiyanganaya Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to undergo surgery.

The communiqué said the Colonel’s brother had identified four of the 15 people(Jehan Gunasekara)

Pix by Ranjith Karunaweera

  Comments - 8

  • Bala Monday, 29 December 2014 15:06

    Is that why the big man was in Badulla (next door) to set it up ?

    Reply : 0       49

    Jays Monday, 29 December 2014 15:07

    This is ruthless and no democracy.

    Reply : 1       52

    Thugs Thugs Monday, 29 December 2014 15:15

    Jealous of My3 vitory, here is the result......Mama Raja...lankaway

    Reply : 1       48

    ranjith Monday, 29 December 2014 15:25

    MR style keep going president

    Reply : 2       42

    Jan Chandra Monday, 29 December 2014 15:31

    Aiyo Sirisena, Ane paw!

    Reply : 51       5

    jaya Monday, 29 December 2014 16:05

    you admire this know. if you are a politician or not you also get a same punishment like this one day.

    Reply : 1       22

    DN Monday, 29 December 2014 15:39

    This is bigger insult than sending to electric chair.

    Reply : 0       18

    Ryan Monday, 29 December 2014 17:28

    These could be self inflicted as well as sirisena knows he will defeated definitely

    Reply : 27       2

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