25 July 2020
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) supporters in Mannar attempted to assault Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Vanni candidate Senthilnathan Mayuran, while he was campaigning on Thursday.
Mayuran, who was campaigning in Uyilankulam, Mannar ahead of the parliamentary elections on August 5th, was intercepted by the SLPP supporters. After recognising Mayuran as a TNA candidate, the supporters attempted to assault him in his car.
Mayuran had managed to escape from the area and went to the Uyilankulam police station, but they would not accept his complaint. As a result, he went to the Mannar police station to lodge his complaint.
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