Minister’s son assaults policeman’s son

The son of Minister Maithripala Sirisena assaulted the son of police DIG Ravi Waidyalankara in Batticaloa yesterday, the police said.

According to the police, the incident had occurred at a beach resort in Passikudah following a heated argument between the two.

The son of  the DIG has been admitted to hospital. Police spokesman SSP Priyashantha Jayakody said that 13 people including the Minister’s son were arrested and later released on bail.

Investigations into the incident are underway. (Colombo Gazette)