5 arrested over abduction & assault of film director



The Welimada police arrested five persons in connection with the abduction and assault of TV drama and film director, Gamini Priyantha.

Police said four people who arrived in a van had reportedly abducted the 51-year old film director while he was walking in the Welimada town, had beaten him and left him on the road.

The van used by the suspects for the abduction has also been taken into police custody.

Investigations revealed that the reason for the abduction and assault was a personal dispute with a resident of the Welimada area over the production of a drama.



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