Feb 11, 2018

4 hospitalised after clash in Polonnaruwa

Four persons in the Ambagaswewa area of Medirigiriya, Polonnaruwa, have been hospitalised following a clash between candidates and supporters of the United National Party (UNP) and Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP).

According to reports, the clash had sparked after UNP MP - Sydney Jayaratne had visited a home of a party candidate and assaulted a supporter of a SLPP candidate whose home was nearby.

It is said that the SLPP candidate’s wife and two daughters are among those who were hospitalised.

Upon contacting MP Jayaratne on this regard, he said that he had not visited the area last night.

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