United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Western Provincial Council (WPC) member Upali Kodikara was arrested today for obstructing police duty.
He was produced before a Magistrate and remanded till Friday October 23.
Kodikara was seen on television pushing a police officer who had attempted to prevent him from getting into a lift at the Presidential commission on serious fraud at the BMICH last week.
The WPC member was following former President Mahinda Rajapaksa inside the commission office when a police officer attempted to stop him.
Kodikara however pushed the police officer resulting in his cap falling on the ground, and got into the lift. (Colombo Gazette)