Minister’s coordinating secretary remanded over PHI attack

Minister’s coordinating secretary remanded over PHI attack

July 10, 2015   03:27 pm

The Coordinating Secretary of a Minister, who was arrested in connection with the assault on a Public Health Inspector (PHI) in the Eppawala area, has been remanded until July 13 by the Thambuttegama Magistrate’s Court. 

The PHI in question had lodged a complaint with Eppawala Police alleging that the suspect had assaulted him on Wednesday (08) night. 

In his complaint, the victim has stated that the attack was carried out in relation to implementing the law regarding a hotel in area. 

Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) in the Anuradhapura District had staged a demonstration in the Eppawala Town yesterday, in protest of the incident.  

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