Mar 19, 2017

Political protection for Royal-Thomian match attacker

Police are evading the arrest of a match organizing committee member who had brutally assaulted a schoolboy during yesterday’s one-day encounter between Royal and S. Thomas Colleges at SSC grounds in Colombo.

The suspect, STC old boy and presently a pilot at Millennium Airlines Sajith Kularatne, is said to be protected by a powerful politician.

The assault victim, warded at Asiri Surgical Hospital, has reduced sight in one eye.

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