Attempt to distribute light bulbs at Neomalís event

Attempt to distribute light bulbs at Neomalís event

August 11, 2015   11:06 am

Two persons have been arrested with 21 light bulbs to be distributed at an election meeting in support of former Deputy Minister Neomal Perera in Saliyawewa.

The two suspects, residents of Upper Puliyakulama, were arrested at the Puliyankulama community hall along with a small lorry allegedly used by them. 

The election meeting had been organized in support of UPFA Puttalam District candidate Neomal Perera while the arrested persons had reportedly prepared to distribute the light bulbs at this event. 

Police had arrested Perera’s supporters on three previous occasions for attempting to distribute various items to voters. 

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