Television reporter attacked

A journalist attached to a private television station was attacked in Akuressa last night.

The journalist, Ranil Priyanka, was attacked by a local politician in the area.

A 5 member gang working for the provincial politician had come on motorbikes and attacked the journalist while he was returning after taking visuals of a hut erected across a road.

The journalist said that he sustained head injuries in the attack and was admitted to hospital. (Colombo Gazette)

Report by Indika Sri Aravinda

 

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