Investigations launched into alleged assault in Pettah

Several labourers who were allegedly assaulted on Monday night, by an intoxicated group of individuals, sustained minor injuries. The incident had occurred along Fourth Cross Street in Pettah.

According to the Police Media Unit, it has been discovered that an altercation that occurred between the two parties many moons ago, had remained rooted, and had escalated, leading to the fight.

Furthermore, the attackers have been identified and investigations by the Pettah Police Division in connection to the incident have commenced.