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One person was killed and two others were injured when a brawl took place in the Bulathkohupitiya area in Kegalle between two groups in the early hours today.  

The victim who was stabbed with swords succumbed to his injuries at the Kegalle Hospital. A complaint has been lodged with the Kegalle police but no suspects have been arrested so far.

Peoples Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) Executive Director, Rohana Hettiarachchi said a short while ago that reports suggest that the incident was between two UPFA supporters.

However  Police have denied that the incident was related to the today Local Government Elections. (SD and OJ)

  Comments - 15

  • GSK Thursday, 17 March 2011 10:56 AM

    Api venuveg api

    MK Thursday, 17 March 2011 07:18 AM

    good for dirty people

    backstreet Boy Thursday, 17 March 2011 07:32 AM

    wow ! this shows the type of leadership within these parties

    siri Lankan Thursday, 17 March 2011 08:14 AM

    Ashcharrya Games of the death. if not election related, extra curricular activities of the inter-UPFA.?

    KABAB Thursday, 17 March 2011 08:20 AM

    It's a joke. Have you ever heard of Police admitting any of the incidents published or relayed in media. They always deny.

    Steve Thursday, 17 March 2011 08:24 AM

    Just imagine what kind politicians will rule the country in future in SL. Sad !!!!!

    Trendy Thursday, 17 March 2011 08:22 AM

    everything for just 5000 + corruption .....shame

    Mohamed Thursday, 17 March 2011 08:34 AM

    Why is the Police not going after the culprits? Or is it maybe they have been threatened to keep away from this incident.

    upul shantha Thursday, 17 March 2011 08:37 AM

    First result is released before closing time.

    Frank Nanhimi Thursday, 17 March 2011 09:17 AM

    Awi Gaththo awiyenma Nasee

    Jayantha Mendis Thursday, 17 March 2011 09:19 AM

    The people in the same party killing each other, what a shame!

    prk Thursday, 17 March 2011 09:23 AM

    Just for 10% - but 10% of 400 million US dollar is equivalnet to USD 40 millions which in turn equivalent to 4 Billion Sri Lankan Rupees

    spark Thursday, 17 March 2011 09:15 AM

    It is not the type of leadership, it is the type of crasse population found in this country now. Thus the leaders elected are also of the same grade.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Thursday, 17 March 2011 06:22 PM

    Dogs eating dogs!

    DHA Thursday, 17 March 2011 09:40 AM

    Police statement is the biggest joke of the day......

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