Four remanded for assaulting Samurdhi official

Four persons who had assaulted a Samurdhi official in the Pussella area in Rattota were remanded till 24 April.

The Police said an argument that had erupted between the officer and a Samurdhi beneficiary at the Pussella Samurdhi Office yesterday, had extended, resulting in 4 persons, including the Samurdhi beneficiary, assaulting the officer.

The injured officer is receiving treatment at the Rattota hospital.

Four persons who were arrested in connection to the assault were remanded after being produced before the Matale Magistrate’s Court today. (Colombo Gazette)

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