Public relations Minister Mervyn Silva says his son Malaka Silva is not serious following the attack at the Odel clothes store car park today.
He said that a group of men had approached Malaka and asked him if he was Malaka Silva.
When he said yes then the men had attempted to drag him towards a black Montero jeep.
Malaka had resisted and he was assaulted by the gang after which they drove away from the scene.
Minister Silva said that Malaka had contacted him following the incident and briefed him on what had taken place and went to hospital for treatment.
The Minister said he was still not sure who had carried out the attack but he added that he will take stern action once he finds out. (Colombo Gazette)