Jan 18, 2022

Gun wielding Eraj threatens H'tota Saltern Chairman! Featured

Lanka Salt Company Chairman - Nishantha Sandabarana has lodged a complaint with the Police Headquarters last evening (17) alleging that he had received death threats from the Mayor of the Hambantota Municipal Council Eraj Fernando.

He has stated in his complaint that the mayor is harassing him for not complying with a request made by him to get a stock of salt at a very cheap rate.

Meanwhile, he had said in his complaint that a complaint had been lodged with the Hambantota Police regarding the damage caused to a vehicle belonging to the saltern, but no action has been taken so far.

Sandabharana says he is not afraid to die but, he will not allow the Hambantota Saltern, which he has built up to a profit making state with great difficulty, fall prey to the mafia.

Eraj is notorious for his gun touting escapades and is known as Pistol Eraj.