by Priyalal Sirisena
Western Provincial Councillor Duminda Silva
whose name was connected with the May 26 night club fracas
yesterday filed an anticipatory bail application asking the
Court to prevent the police from arresting him on allegations of
assaulting a foreigner.
Duminda Silva told the Colombo Magistrate's
Court that the Colombo Crime Division was about to arrest him.
He informed Court through his lawyers that there was an incident
at a night club on May 26 and that there had been a clash with
He had said that, he went to the night club, at
about 10.30 p.m. with a girl. A foreigner had treated the girl
in an indecent manner. He had pushed the foreigner and then some
other foreigners had attempted to assault him.
A foreign woman had assaulted him with a bottle
injuring his hand.
The application mentioned that he came to know
that the CCD is to arrest him, on an allegation of assaulting a
foreign woman, and causing injuries. He pleaded that Court
prevent the police from arresting him, to grant him anticipatory
The Chief Magistrate fixed the case for June 02,
and issued notice on OIC of Kurunduwattha Police and the OIC of