Showing posts from February, 2011

Domestic Violence - how lightly can you take it?

I won't be surprised if I win a prize for the worst blogger in the world.. I don't seem to be able to do it regularly....only when I get really angry about something.. or highly amused...well right now I am really angry about this news item in today's Daily Mirror, reproduced here from the online version Paba leaves hospital Monday, 21 February 2011 00:00 By Yohan Perera and Supun Dias

Popular Actress and member of parliament Upkesha Swarnamali (better known as Paba0 who had been undergoing treatment at Sri Jayawardenepura Hospital was discharged last morning, hospital sources said.  Swarnamali had been hospitalised with facial injuries following a family dispute. Her face was swollen around one eye and she had a black eye. Police said that the dispute was gradually being resolved, and the parties were expected to reach a settlement. Her husband Mahesh Chaminda Walawegamage was asked to come and make a statement at the Mirihana police station but had not turned…