Deputy Minister of Public Administration and Management Susantha Punchinilame and his family who were staying at the Parliamentarians holiday home in Nuwara Eliya came under wasps attack recently. Another group of persons who were occupying the same premises were attacked.
Two security personnel of the deputy Minister, two close associates of an MP from the Gampaha district, the cook and another person were treated at the Nuwara Eliya hospital following the wasps attack.
The Deputy Minister who recalled the incident and said that the nests of these Wasps had caused a serious threat to those who are occupying this place, which had been continuing for some time, and he is considering bringing this matter before the Parliament in due course. (Sujith Hewajulige)