Four arrested over Nittambuwa riots


The Nittambuwa Police have arrested four persons on suspicion of their involvement in the Nittambuwa riots on 9 May and the death of Polonnaruwa District Parliamentarian Amarakeerthi Athukorala.

Police spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said two of the suspects had been handed over to the CID.

He also said the other two suspects had been produced in  Court.

Meanwhile, The Anuradhapura Magistrate’s Court has remanded 13 suspects, including a monk, until 24 May on charges of damaging the houses belonging to S.M. Chandrasena, Prof. Channa Jayasumana, and
Shehan Semasinghe.