Matale Mayor, driver bailed in assault case | Daily News


Matale Mayor, driver bailed in assault case

Matale Mayor Duljith Aluwihare, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a municipal councillor, was released on bail by the Matale Magistrate’s Court with two sureties of Rs. 100,000 each.

The Mayor’s driver who was also arrested over the incident was bailed under the same bail conditions.

The councillor had lodged a complaint with Matale Police citing that the Mayor and his driver had assaulted him near the Nugagahamula bus stop in Matale town.

The assaulted councillor had been admitted to the Matale District General Hospital.

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