Sirasa attack :
Four suspects including Kotte MMC absconding
Kotte Municipal Council Member and four others suspected to have been
involved in the Sirasa attack are reported to be absconding, Police
Earlier two suspects including a member of the same Council were
arrested and remanded.
A group of unidentified persons which included the fugitive council
member had stormed into the Pannipitiya Devram Viharaya, a few hours
prior to the attack on Sirasa.
Meanwhile, Ven. Kolonnawe Sri Sumangala Thera, Chief Incumbent of
Devram Viharaya in a statement to Police said he suspected that the
group was upto mischief.
A few days after the Sirasa attack, UNP Municipal Council member S.A.
Jayasuriya, his defender jeep, and another suspect were taken into
custody by Police.