|UNP MP Eran Wickramarathna at empty airport of Mattala|
A group of UNP MPs and Provincial Councilors went to Hambanthota today from Colombo and began their protest before Hambanthota police station. A large number of local government members and activists also participated in the protest.
They demanded to arrest the culprits including the Mayor of the Hambanthota Municipal Council who was seen wielding a pistol.
The protestors handed over a petition to the police and marched to the Hambanthota town.
The protest was led by UNP leadership council chairman Karu Jayasuriya. Hambanthota district MP Sajith Premadasa also addressed the people.