The Nawala residence of businessman and opposition member Tiran Alles came under a grenade attack early this morning damaging his house and vehicle, an opposition spokesman told Daily Mirror online. Alles had reportedly managed to escape any harm as a result of the attack.
The house and vehicle of Alles, who is the General Secretary of the SLFP Mahajana wing, caught fire after the attack. The fire brigade was called in to douse the flames. (ISA)
Meanwhile speaking to Daily Mirror Tiran Alles said that the main reason behind the attack was that the government thought he was responsible for leaking the photograph of the Presidents son Namal Rajapakse together with LTTE operative Emil Kanthan. (SD)