Patali Champika Ranawaka Arrested By Colombo Crimes Division Over 2016 Accident That Left Youth Injured

December 18, 2019

Former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka has been arrested by the Police.

The arrest was made following the Attorney General advised the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) to arrest the former Minister in connection with an accident that occurred in 2016.

The accident, of which Ranawaka has already been cleared of any wrongdoing, left a youth injured.

The opposition describes the arrest as an act of "political revenge"

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