A meeting of MP Rambukwella's affiliates was held yesterday (02) and the group had entered the restaurant around 6.30pm after the meeting, to have a round of drinks.
The wife of the owner had been at the restaurant at the time, and had protested as the restaurant only sold food and no liqour.
The group had then made a phone call to a person said to be a secretary of Keheliya threatened the restaurant owner's wife. At this point, the owner too had arrived and complained to the Balagolla police via phone.
Accordingly, the Balagolla OIC too, had arrived at the place.
Soon, several vehicles had arrived with more thugs and the person calling himself the secretary. The group had assaulted the owner and his wife and vandalised the restaurant.
The following is the vehicle in which the 'secretary' had arrived at the scene.
(source : lankaenews.com)