TV presenter arrested over assault

2018-06-12 13:36:57

TV presenter Mahesh Nisshanka has been arrested by the Kadawatha Police in connection with an alleged assault in which an individual was stabbed.

The Police said an owner of a fitness centre at Enderamulla was admitted to the Colombo General Hospital with stab injuries following a clash allegedly between the TV presenter and the owner on Saturday.

They said Mr Nisshanka also had lodged a complaint with the Police stating that he was also assaulted.

The Police said that the 52-year-old Nisshanka was remanded till tomorrow after  produced in the Mahara Magistrate’s Court.(DS)

  Comments - 9

  • C.K.Lankaputhra Tuesday, 12 June 2018 14:05

    What a surprise. Are you like that Mr. Nissanka? Difficult to believe,

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    Ceylon Tuesday, 12 June 2018 14:05

    Dont reach to judgements without knowing facts.this man allways show good manners and high quali8ties during his tv presentations.

    Reply : 10       15

    Saradiel Tuesday, 12 June 2018 14:47

    I may be wrong. However he appears to be a decent man. Don't know what started the fight. Still got to avoid such ugly incidents. Being a media man doesn't mean you are above the law.

    Reply : 2       19

    Manel Tuesday, 12 June 2018 15:46

    How come he is remanded until tomorrow but politicos get out on bail in a couple hours?

    Reply : 2       19

    Podapoo Tuesday, 12 June 2018 15:55

    Mostly now media is trying to undermine the Economy of the Nation, lavish protests , take advantage and publicitydiscussing with members of the Parliamentarians in the T.V. and the members too satisfied appearing in the T.V. without showing their talentin action the growth of the nation. Only they need to satisfythemselves more people have seen their news.

    Reply : 3       11

    Ceylon Tuesday, 12 June 2018 16:01

    Can be human error,sudden anger due to facing injustice,he is showing proper understandi g for so many human issues.dont reach to judgement without knowing facts.

    Reply : 6       11

    Nilame Tuesday, 12 June 2018 16:28

    Such a calm guy how come he became violent suddenly?

    Reply : 0       8

    Ceylon Tuesday, 12 June 2018 16:57

    For whatever reason still not known to public,mahesh remanded within few hours time.for another famous person,complaints made for killing dozens and stealing billions,still not arrested.if mahesh bribe the judge or threat him with death,judge postpone the case for six months.

    Reply : 5       11

    Machan Tuesday, 12 June 2018 22:44


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