A complaint has been lodged against Chief Minister of the Western Province Prasanna Ranatunge over an alleged assault on a resident in Rajagiriya, the Police said.
W.G. Piyasena in his compliant said that he was assaulted by the Chief Minister with a cricket bat.
The victim is undergoing treatment at the National Hospital, Colombo.
Meanwhile, Parliamentarian Ruwan Ranathunga has lodged a complaint at the Welikada Police that his neighbour Piyasena had climbing on to the parapet wall of his house wielding a knife and used foul language.
In the meantime, Chief Minister of the Western Province Prasanna Ranatunge in a statement completely rejected the police spokesman’s report that he was involved in an assault incident. He said that his official residence is at Green park and private residence is at Minuwangoda