President's brother passes away


President Maithripala Sirisena’s Brother Priyantha Sirisena who was attacked with an axe and receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo passed away this dawn.

Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that Priyantha Sirisena at the time of his demise was 40 years old.

34-year old Haputantrige Ishan Lakmal allegedly attacked President’s brother Priyantha Sirisena over a personal dispute between the two.