A youth climbed on top of a high tension lamppost in Dikwella on the Rathmale Road demanding a wife, bicycle and house.
Dikwella police informed the Electricity Board and got the electricity disconnected and another youth climbed on to the lamppost and persuaded him to climb down but he attacked the youth after climbing down.
He then climbed on to a coconut tree and later a margosa tree in agitation but the police managed to get him down.
Police informed him that his wishes could not be fulfilled and he was to be produced in the Matara Magistrate’s Court this evening.(Nimal Landage)