Ousted PM Ranil's loyalist wields knife in parliament

Thursday November 15, 2018

A loyalist of the ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been caught on camera wielding a knife in the Sri Lankan parliament.

 

Mr Palitha Thewarapperuma was stopped by other parliamentarians before he could use his knife.

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The incident occurred barely a day after the US ambassador claimed the Sri Lankan parliament was functioning in a lively manner.