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Uva CM assaulted me: Ex- Passara PS member

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Former Passara Pradeshiya Sabha UNP member Rukman Rajapaksa had lodged a complaint that newly appointed Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath of the UPFA had assaulted him after a heated argument between them, Police said.

Mr. Rajapaksa had had later admitted himself to the Passara District Hospital.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister rejected the charges and said the incident set up by former Chief Minister Harin Fernando.

“The PS member tore down some of my hoardings and burnt them as we were just passing the location. He did this on purpose and in an attempt at provoking us. No one was assaulted,” he said.

The Chief Minister said Mr. Rajapaksa’s brother had in a statement to the police claimed that the Chief Minister was not present at the location. 

Passara Police are investigating.(DS)
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  • Coconut Republic Monday, 21 September 2015 04:33 PM

    Perfect and effective statement. Mr President and Mr Prime minister, for your action

    Cheers Monday, 21 September 2015 02:27 PM

    Yahapalanaya style the new version of SL

    dinesh Monday, 21 September 2015 02:39 PM

    Atha paya KADALA danna CM.

    dinesh Monday, 21 September 2015 02:39 PM

    Here we go.......

    Anthony Monday, 21 September 2015 03:02 PM

    Hon. President and Priminister Let it be anyone from any party, these things should not be tolerated and the wrong should be terminated. We do not want any person who has been given responsibility to act like hooligans.


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