The journalists were covering the case relating to the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne.
The assault had taken place as CDS Ravindra Wijegunaratne was leaving after the court hearing was rescheduled to 2.15pm.
Meanwhile, Sunday Observer journalist - Maneshka Borham had had Tweeted that supporters of the CDS had assaulted media personnel.
Media personnel assaulted at Fort Magistrates Courts as CDS Ravindra Wijegunaratne was leaving after the court hearing was reacheduled to 2.15pm. Media was asked not to record or photograph #navyabductions #lka— Maneshka Borham ?? (@Mann_Ra) November 28, 2018
Earlier, in the morning, the CDS had surrendered himself before courts.
It was also singular that the CDS was wearing his uniform to court. When inquired about this, the CDS had reportedly said he didn't expect to be put in the dock.
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