Minister’s Mervyn Silva’s son Malaka Silva was stabbed in the car park of Odel. He was admitted to the Nawaloka Hospital.
According to the Colombo Telegraph sources a group of Army men in two Defender jeeps had attacked Malaka Silva. The group was waiting for Malaka in the car park of Odel and asked him “Oyada Malaka kiyanne? ” ( Are you Malaka?) as soon as he said “yes” they stabbed him by using a broken bottle.