CID probes 9 May clashes


The CID has begun a probe the violent clashes that took place at Galle Face Green and in front of Temple Trees on 9 May between subversive elements and peaceful protesters.

The CID has made a request to the public to furnish them with details pertaining to the identity of the injured, the assailants and the damage caused to public property etc.

The CID has released five telephone numbers for this, they are: 0112422176, 0112320145, 0718592087, 0718594942 and 0718594901.

The IGP had ordered the CID to probe the violent clashes that took place on the said date at the two protest sites and submit a report forthwith. 

By Keerthi Mendis