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Responding to an enquiry regarding a fight that broke out at hotel in Kiribathgoda last Thursday, popular model, actress and TV presenter  Piyumi Hansamali revealed to our sister newspaper Rivira,  that she had gone there with about six friends.

“There were some people attending a party and they were singing and enjoying themselves. One person in that group looking at me and made some foul remarks. We heard it very well. My best friend Venura got very angry. That is why the incident started. I never got involved in the fight.”  Piyumi further added that she was running all over to calm down both parties. “I believe that the police will be fair in this inquiry,” she added.

The incident had taken place during a reception hosted by a high government official. According to reports, while the reception was ongoing,the fight had taken place between the group of six who accompanied Ms. Hansamali and representatives of certain media organizations. Kiribathgoda police is pursuing with inquires following a complaint and will seek additional  assistance from available CCTV footage at the site of the incident. Three people have sustained injuries and one person is warded at the National Hospital.

Piyumi standing aside during the melee
Piyumi standing aside during the melee