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Telecom regulator Aruna Amarasekera was injured and rushed off to hospital on Monday, after an unknown person threw a brick into his office. Telecom regulator Aruna Amarasekera was injured and rushed off to hospital on Monday, after an unknown person threw a brick into his office. The skirmish took place around 1.30 pm, when someone half opened Amarasekera’s door and tossed a brick.

“The brick skidded off Mr. Amarasekera’s head and hit a nearby wall,” Borella Police Officer In Charge, Amarasiri Daluwatte said.

Amarasekera sought medical attention at the nearby private hospital, Oasis, Daluwatte said.

“He (Mr. Amarasekera) is little bit alright, but he is still on the bed,” Hiran Amarasekera, the Director General’s brother said, when contacted.

“The stone was a heavy one and my brother has a headache and some eye problem,” Amarasekera added.

Daluwatte said that the police had taken fingerprints, but is yet to find the alleged culprit.

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