The former Chairman of the Nawalapitiya Municipal Council (MC) was arrested last night on charges of violating curfew and quarantine laws.
The Police said the suspect, who is a member of the United National Party (UNP), was arrested along with 7 other persons in the Ambagamuwa area in Ginigathhena.
The suspects had been consuming alcohol and were engaged in gambling at a hotel in Ginigathhena, in violation of the curfew and quarantine laws.
They are to be produced before the Hatton Magistrate’s Court today. (Colombo Gazette)