President's brother attacked by an Axe


President’s brother Priyantha Sirisena alias Waeli Raaju who was attacked with a sharp weapon is currently receiving treatment at a Colombo private hospital.

Priyantha Sirisena, who was assaulted at Hatara Aela in Polonnaruwa last night, was first admitted to the Polonnaruwa General Hospital Intensive Care Unit.

After being given emergency treatment there, he was airlifted to Colombo.

While police investigation was launched in search of one of Priyanta Sirisena’s friends suspected in connection with the assault, later he surrendered to the Bakamoona police last night.

Police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that the suspect is scheduled to be produced before court today.