In one incident, the son of a brother of a ruling politician had assaulted and caused injury to a person identified as Abdul at Hotel Hilton around 1.00 am today (26).
The attacker, a 27-year-old by the name Tissa, was arrested by Colombo Fort police, but was immediately freed after a powerful minister intervened.
In the other incident, the son of a state minister attacked two girls at Clique night club at Maradana around 3.30 am today.
Both suffered injuries to their faces.
One of the girls is the daughter of a sister of a former popular female MP.
No police action has been taken so far with regard to the incident.