12:05 PM

One MSD guard cuffed and taken away

Minutes ago one MSD guard of Mervyn Silva was handcuffed and taken away by police. Mervyn Silva is yet to come out of the chairman’s room.

Non-Cabinet Media Minister, Lakshman Yapa was seen pleading with the staff of Rupavahini to let the police take Mervyn Silva out of the building. Yapa upon entering the scene condemned the assault on the News Director by the minister. Meanwhile the staff had brutally beaten the MSD guard of Mervyn.