MACE STOLEN FROM CMC
Date: Monday, July 30, 2012 @ 17:30:46 JST
Topic: Local News
An opposition member has stolen the Mace (Senkolaya) of the Colombo Municipal Council during the monthly assembly today.
The Mace was taken by a member of the opposition UPFA in protest to the assembly led by the Mayor, CMC opposition spokesman Riza Zarook stated.
When inquired regarding the matter, Mayor of Colombo A.J.M. Muzammil stated that this was clear attempt to disrupt proceeding of the assembly. However, he added, that it did not disrupt activates and that CMC proceeding continued as norm.
Police said that a team of officers have been tasked with carrying out inquiries to locate the stolen Mace.