Thalangama Police confirmed today they had in custody the artiste known as ‘Chillie’.
‘Chillie’, whose real name is ‘Thilanka Vidusha’, was wanted for assault on an older man on October 6.
The older man said he had been attacked by the popular singer, for obstructing his path.
The man pleads that he had no place to move his vehicle, as the roads were already blocked due to a ‘pinkama’ at a funeral nearby.
Residents confirmed the man was attacked.
They also identified the attacker as the singer ‘Chilli’.
They said they suspected the singer was under the influence of alcohol at the time.
The 57-year-old man was admitted to the Thalangama Divisional Hospital.