Chairman of the Kolonnawa Urban Council says that there is an attempt to assassinate after an attempt to abduct him was foiled and that the government would be responsible if he is assassinated.
Kolonnawa Urban Council Chairman Ravindra Udayashantha has made this comment to the Janarala newspaper.
“I have not received an appointment to meet the Defence Secretary although I sought a meeting with him after the attempt to abduct me. I tried to meet the President, but failed. According to information received from the security units, my life is in grave danger. Friends in the defence establishment say that I should not walk on the roads since they are trying to kill me after abducting and killing my brother…
“The Alliance government has not won the Kolonnawa electorate since 1969, but I changed this situation. I won this electorate for the government. But this is how the government is treating me…
“I was given four police personnel for my security after the attempt to abduct me. Two of them have now been withdrawn. The two security personnel have been given to me to travel from my home to the Urban Council,” the Chairman has further said.