UPFA Candidate Ajith Prasanna Arrested

February 09, 2014

UPFA Southern Provincial Council candidate Ajith Prasanna has been arrested by a special Police team a short while ago for assaulting a policemen.

Ajith Prasanna found himself in the middle of a heated argument with actress Geetha Kumarasinghe during the Galle district coordininating committee meeting two months ago. Subsequently, he launched a hunger strike demanding  immediate removal of Kumarasinghe as the Benthara-Alpitiya electorate organizer for the UPFA. 

Police Media Unit told 'Asian Mirror' that Prasanna had allegedly assaulted a policeman who was on duty on the day of nominations. Soon after the incident, Prasanna had got admitted to a private hospital in Galle. The arrest was made at the private hospital where he was undergoing treatment, Police said. 

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