A UNP member of the Angunakolapelessa Pradeshiya Sabha had been arrested by the Middeniya Police this morning on charge of assaulting and looting money and jewelry of a contractor, attached to the Southern Expressway Extension (SEE).
The Police said both, the arrested PS member, and the victim, had obtained contracts to provide sand to the construction of the Southern Expressway Extension and the suspect had a dispute over the contract and allegedly assaulted the victim last night.
The victim had lodged a complaint to the Middeniya Police and was admitted to the Weeraketiya District Hospital.
According to victim’s statement to the Police, the suspect had taken away Rs. 500,000 and snatched a gold chain that he was wearing, when the dispute occurred.
A team led by Middeniya Police OIC is conducting further investigation under the direction of Tangalle SP Laksiri Geethal. (Aneesha Manage)
jayantha Wednesday, 12 September 2018 18:06
arrest him and show justice ...
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Dayan Wednesday, 12 September 2018 18:08
Aim of 95% of the guys who are joining the political field is to swindle public funds. No difference between UNP, SLFP or PHOTTU. Law enforces should should take stern action against them.
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Wise Donkey Wednesday, 12 September 2018 18:24
This corruption disease is worse than dengue or any other epidemic. We will have to quarantine the entire country to save the nation. This is not joke we are in serious trouble. The entire patriotic forces should unite to fight this dangerous disease.
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Ceylon Wednesday, 12 September 2018 20:48
Corruption is legalised in srilanka.highest corrupt leaders of past and present are freely living,traveling,holidaying,enjoying without any disturb.
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Marcian Chris Wednesday, 12 September 2018 20:53
Justice to miscreants is like "Footsteps in the sand". Like vanishing cream.
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