Aug 14, 2021

Acid attack on Kandy Basnayake Nilame's vehicle

Two vehicles belonging to the Basnayake Nilame of the Natha Devalaya at the Kandy Temple of the Tooth Relic and a friend were severely damaged due to an acid attack. The vehicles were parked near the ‘wahalkada’, within the temple’s high security zone.

The attack has taken place following the conclusion of the first Kumbal perehera, according to the Kandy Police.