Kodikara was seen on television pushing a police officer who had attempted to prevent him from getting into a lift at the Presidential commission on serious fraud at the BMICH last week. Kodikara however pushed the police officer resulting in his cap falling on the ground, and got into the lift. (Colombo Gazette) The WPC member was following former President Mahinda Rajapaksa inside the commission office when a police officer attempted to stop him. United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Western Provincial Council (WPC) member Upali Kodikara was released on bail today.He was arrested on Monday for obstructing police duty. He was produced before a Magistrate and remanded till today.