Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Hirunika’s house attacked
A group of persons had thrown had attacked the house of the daughter of former parliamentarian Mr. Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra, Miss Hirunika Premachandra last night (03).
Apart from rocks and debris, excreta too was thrown at her home. Yesterday (03), while a Bodhi Pooja took place to invoke blessings on MP Duminda Silva, the daughter of slain presidential advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra staged a protest just two kilometres away.
The religious activity on behalf of the MP, who is receiving treatment at a Singapore Hospital, took place at Kande Vihara at Gothatuwa. At Kolonnawa junction, Hirunika Premachandra agitated against the Bodhi Pooja.
A gathering of around 1,000, including the father and close relatives of MP Silva, attended the religious activity. Premachandra and four others were killed and MP Silva sustained serious injuries in the Kolonnawa shootout in October last year.