Sri Lankan High Commissioner assaulted at KLIA


KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar has confirmed that Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Ibrahim Ansar was assaulted at the KL International Airport yesterday.

“Yes, I confirm it,” he told Bernama.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, in a statement posted on its website, said the High Commissioner was assaulted by a group of persons.

“The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Kuala Lumpur is coordinating with local law enforcement authorities in Malaysia and other relevant local authorities to identify the perpetrators and assist with investigations,” it said in the statement.