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By Gandhya Senanayake

The police today reportedly arrested the son of a leading UNP Parliamentarian after he assaulted a police officer at the Colpetty junction this morning.

Speaking to Daily Mirror online police spokesman SP Prishantha Jayakody said that a car had crashed into road construction site in Colpetty junction this morning. Traffic police officers and army personnel in the vicinity had rescued the driver in the vehicle. 

After the person was rescued several others had arrived in a jeep to the crash site and tried to assault the driver of the car, when the police intervened and tried to stop the assault one of the assailants had reportedly threaten the police stating that he was the son of a leading UNP Parliamentarian Lakshman Kiriella and then started assaulting the police officer.

The wounded police officer has been admitted to the Colombo General hospital.
The police have arrested the suspect and forwarded him to the judicial medical officer as he was intoxicated. The Colpetty police are conducting further investigation, the police media unit said. (Daily Mirror online)

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  • Konde Bendapuchhena Saturday, 04 June 2011 09:59 AM

    Like father Like Son,Those who elected from peoples vote thinks they are above the law.must be punished no mater govt side or opposition

    Bumba Saturday, 04 June 2011 10:03 AM

    Fix him.

    Harshani Raja Sunday, 05 June 2011 06:04 AM

    Is the police very sure that this boy was intoxicated or are they making up this story,,,,, very doubtful

    fish Sunday, 05 June 2011 06:23 AM

    something fishy about this story it doesn't add up

    Samantha Sunday, 05 June 2011 06:26 AM

    Good move. If this was a sun of a government politicians, will they do the same?

    Sam fox Saturday, 04 June 2011 10:51 AM

    political brats rock!

    Maha Raja Sunday, 05 June 2011 06:59 AM

    Since it is a UNP MP's son there wil be all the investigations ... what if it was the other way round ... the police officer will be under investigation.

    cecil perera Saturday, 04 June 2011 11:23 AM

    Whatever the colour, politicians and their brats are equally corrupt!

    UK TAMIL BOY Saturday, 04 June 2011 11:26 AM

    Take him to the court and punish him.

    tharidu Sunday, 05 June 2011 08:39 AM

    If this son is in government side, Police will release him without thinking twice ha ha

    Darrak Saturday, 04 June 2011 11:30 AM

    These politician brats think they own this land. Teach them a good lesson.

    Fatalist Saturday, 04 June 2011 11:35 AM

    Wait till you are in power.

    50 cent Saturday, 04 June 2011 11:37 AM

    great work by daily mirror keep it up

    raymond Saturday, 04 June 2011 11:47 AM

    oh gosh should see the number of comments on this forum if it was a son of a govt mp!! funny to see everyone is keeping mum as it is a UNP mp's son!

    Le frog Saturday, 04 June 2011 11:55 AM

    Here we go again. Political brats let loose.

    Kuriosity Saturday, 04 June 2011 12:08 PM

    intoxicated in the morning? Drunked.

    palithaeka Sunday, 05 June 2011 04:35 PM

    Politicians relations too think they can go above the law. Luckily father is a MP. Charge the son and set an example.

    Roshan Monday, 06 June 2011 05:34 AM

    How many Police officers and professionals were assaulted by the Govt MP and their sons? Did charge them.

    Elaris Sunday, 05 June 2011 01:03 AM

    Well said. Imagine what this person would have done if his father was a minister

    Theekshana Kariyawas Sunday, 05 June 2011 03:08 AM

    no issues @ all,he is kiriella`s son.

    Marzook Sunday, 05 June 2011 03:38 AM

    That's when Ranil is 80 years


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