Complaint against Ranatunge

22 July 2014 09:10 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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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

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  • suranga Tuesday, 22 July 2014 10:29 AM

    so while he was up on the wall and waving the knife couldn't the Ranatunga's take a picture or video it with a phone or something. Could have called the police.. 119 emergency.. All Ranatunga's are fat and opportunists.. Sorry story of our people..

    Muthyavan. Tuesday, 22 July 2014 04:19 PM

    With an international inquiry already taking place Where is the country leading too. via DM iPad app

    Dinesh Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:03 AM

    Another Chief Ministerial act....who will be next in news

    Ammaa Tuesday, 22 July 2014 02:51 PM

    No problem Srilanka is a different buddhist country

    Peter Tuesday, 22 July 2014 02:55 PM

    Waste of time. The CM is a friend of the family.The law does not apply to the powerful. via DM Android App

    KiloWattson Tuesday, 22 July 2014 09:54 AM

    Ranatunge's continue to display their batting skills.


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