For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
A top executive with an independent private radio station was hospitilised after he was severely beaten up by a three-member gang close to his residence at Boralesgamuwa a short while ago.
According to police three unknown persons had assaulted Ruwan Sugathadasa-Managing Director of V-FM while he was returning home shortly after dusk today.
They said the gang had attacked the radio executive with poles. The victim was later sent to the Kalubowila South General Hospital where he is currently undergoing treatment.
The attackers were later arrested at Madiwela in the Pitta Kotte area.
The motive for the attack was not known, and the Boralesgamuwa Police are conducting further investigations.