Chairman of the Chilaw Urban Council Thushan Abeysekera has been arrested by police.
The arrest has been made over an incident of assaulting 02 persons.
The youth have been assaulted in the Sedawatta area in Chilaw, according to the police.
Police Media Spokesman Senior DIG Ajith Rohana stated that two youths who were injured in the attack have been admitted to the Chilaw Hospital.
The arrested chairman and another suspect are due to be produced before the Chilaw Magistrate’s Court today (12).