Hambantota Mayor Eraj Fernando surrenders

604px-Flag-map_of_Sri_Lanka_altMayor of Hambantota Eraj Fernando has surrendered to the police in connection to the attack on a group of UNP parlimentarians in Hambantota, which took place a few weeks ago.

Police stated that the mayor was released after obtaining a statement on Tuesday night.A special investigation is being carried out into the attack by Galle DIG Gamini Mathurata .

Four individuals have been taken into the custody following the attack. Pictures of the Hambantota mayor holding a gun during this incident were published in several newspapers.