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Welgama Attack: Another person is detained


In connection with the assault on MP Kumara Welgama in Makumbura, Ottawa, on May 9, the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has detained a second suspect.

The culprit was revealed to be a 36-year-old Magammana, Homagama resident.

According to the police, seven people have been taken into custody in relation to the assault on MP Welgama thus far.

During the violence on May 9th, MP Kumara Welgama, his driver, and security guard were attacked near the Makumbura Southern Expressway entry in Kottawa.

The incident also resulted in the burning of parliamentarian Welgama’s car.

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