35 Suspects remanded


Negombo Acting Magistrate Nelson Kumaranayake remanded, until 19 May, 35 suspects, who have been charged with attacking and torching the Avenra Gardens Hotel in Negombo and looting.

The attack on several places in Negombo, including the Avenra Hotel, was sparked of by the attack on peaceful activists at GotaGoGama, Galle Face by SLPP-led goons. The Katana and Negombo Police arrested the suspects.

By Nimathi Fernando – Negombo