Jul 27, 2021

Buddhist monk who assaulted nurse with plate, remanded Featured

A Buddhist monk who had slammed a glass plate against a nurse's head after experiencing excruciating pain during a PCR test, has been remanded until August 08.

The monk is from a temple in the Kumaragama area in Anamaduwa.

The nurse has been hospitalised with grievous injuries.

The monk had been admitted to the Anamaduwa hospital with fever and phlegm last morning and had to undergo the mandatory PCR testing.