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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2614

Rivira Editor assaulted

By Ruwan Weerakoon in Colombo

Colombo, 23 January, (Asiantribune.com): Upali Thennakoon , Editor of Rivira, a Weekend Sinhalease News Paper and his wife were assaulted and stabbed by a group of unidentified persons near his residence at Imbulgoda in Gampaha. Reports revealed that a group of four people had carried out the attack.

The group has attacked Mr. Tennekoon and his wife with clubs and poles and both of them have been admitted to Gampaha Hospital. Mr. Tennekoon’s vehicle too has been damaged in the attack.

According to a staff of the Rivira, his injuries are said to be non-critical.

- Asian Tribune -

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