Doctors Fighting To Save Life Of President's Brother

One of President Maithripala Sirisena's brothers, Priyantha Sirisena, was assaulted with a sharp weapon at Hathare Ela in Polonnaruwa.

He was attacked in the back of his head and is in the ICU at Polonnaruwa hospital. Doctors are fighting to save his life.

It was reported that there are plans to bring him to Colombo for treatment.

Police has not been able to arrest any suspect as of now.

The President’s brother, who is known as ‘Weli Raju’, is known to be a businessman who is engaged in sand mining. He had been accused of illegal sand mining on several occasions.

President Maithripala Sirisena is in China on an official visit.

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