Video footage to Govt Analyst


It has been decided to submit to the Government Analyst, the video footage of the Rambukkana protest and the incidents that followed which resulted in the death of a protester.

Police Spokesman, SSP Nihal Thalduwa said these steps are being taken in order to conduct a thorough investigation.

Meanwhile, the Police said more than 20 people, including civilians and Police Officers, gave statements about the incident. A team of 20 CID Officers is conducting investigations into the Rambukkana protest.

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested a 28-year-old suspect in connection with the alleged attempt to set fire to a fuel bowser during a protest in Rambukkana. He was later released on bail.

According to Police, a video of the suspect, who was wearing a green T-shirt, was seen crossing the railway tracks, throwing something in front of a fuel bowser, and fleeing the scene. The suspect was from Pinnawala.

BY Thameenah Razeek