Priyantha Sirisena To Be Airlifted To Colombo

President's brother Priyantha Sirisena is to be flown to Colombo for further treatment after he was assaulted with a sharp weapon at Polonnaruwa.

National Hospital Director Dr. Anil Jasinghe said that the hospital is on standby to treat Sirisena.

President Maithripala Sirisena's brother Priyantha Sirisena was hospitalized after he was attacked with a sharp weapon at Hathare Ela in Polonnaruwa at around 7pm.

No suspects have been arrested over the incident as of now. Police spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said that police is searchig for an individual named Lakmal, who is said to be a friend of Priyantha Sirisena.

The President’s brother, who is known as ‘Weli Raju’, is known to be a businessman who is engaged in sand mining.

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