The gang had also pelted stones at the vehicle in which the TNA members were travelling. The vehicle was badly damaged.
A group of TNA members, under the leadership of Northern Provincial Councillor Vinthan Kanagaratnam, were threatened by the gang when they were involved in campaign programmes for the common candidate Sirisena at the Nethaji Community Development Board in Cettipulam-Velanai.
The four unknown persons, who came on motorbikes, threatened the TNA members in crude language.
A complaint was lodged with the Kayts Police.
The police proceeded to the scene and conducted investigations.
It was mentioned in the complaint that the attack was carried out by EPDP party operating in that specific area and the police are conducting further investigations.
This attack was carried on Sunday evening in Velanai.