Priyantha Sirisena in critical condition, Axe man arrested


The Police Media Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that the axe which was used to attack President’s brother Priyantha Sirisena was found.

The Police Media spokesman also told our news team that the suspect identified as Lakmal will be produced before the Polonnaruwa Magistrate today.

The suspect had caused serious injuries to Priyantha Sirisena alias Weli Raju last night over a personal dispute.

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.

He is currently receiving treatment at the Private hospital.

The suspect, Lakmal believed to be a friend of the victim Priyantha Sirisena.