JVP Western Provincial Council member arrested

Western Provincial Council Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna member Asoka Ranwala was arrested over allegations he had threatened the Sapusgaskanda Crimes Officer In Charge (OIC).

The provincial council member however claimed he was arrested, for questioning the OIC over an assault on a youth in the area.

Meanwhile Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayake has ordered the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) to investigate the incident and submit a report to him.