Southern Provincial Councillor and wife assault bus driver
Posted on March 9th, 2018

Sheain Fernandopulle Courtesy The Daily Mirror

Southern Provincial Councillor M.K Kasun and his wife Tharaka Perera were arrested by the Police for assaulting a private bus driver when he had allegedly blocked the way of the vehicle of the PC member at the Koswatta Junction in Battaramulla today, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.

The bus driver of a 177 Kaduwela-Kollupitiya bus had been admitted to the Mulleriyawa Base Hospital.

M.K Kasun and his wife had got annoyed with the bus driver who had been continuously signalling by tooting his horn at them indicating that their parked luxury vehicle was blocking his way.

Ms. Tharaka Perera was seen brandishing a pistol and assaulting the bus driver with her legs.

The Police arrested the couple on the spot with a 9mm pistol and five live bullets in their possession.

It was reported that the apprehended M.K Kasun was the son of former SPC member M.K Ranjith (Chandi Malli) who was shot dead in Colombo.

Police will conduct further investigations under the instructions of Nugegoda SP Prasad Ranasinghe. Meanwhile the suspects were to be produced at the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court tomorrow. ()    

 Southern Provincial Councillor and wife assault bus driver දකුණු පළාත් සභා මන්ත්‍රී බිරිඳ සමග බස් රථ රියදුරෙකුට කොස්වත්තේදී පහරදෙයි


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