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Moratuwa Mayor arrested for threatening a doctor and obstructing duties

Moratuwa Mayor Samanlal Fernando hd been arrested after he surrendered to the Mount Lavinia Police this morning in connection with allegedly threatening a female doctor and obstructing duties of officials.

Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said that  investigation has been launched into a incident of threatening the female doctor who had gone to administer Sinopharm vaccines to the people in Moratuwa and Moratumulla Grama Niladhari Divisions.

It is reported that a heated exchange of words has taken place between the Mayor and the doctor as the doctor who refused to give the vaccine according to the number given by the Mayor.

DIG Rohana said that investigations have been launched into a complaint lodged by the doctor with the Mount Lavinia Police.

The arrested Mayor would be produced before the Moratuwa Magistrate's court.


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