Group of protesters taken into police custody


A group of protesters who had obstructed the entrance of the Presidential Secretariat have been taken into police custody.

Police said protestors at GotaGoGama had blocked two entrances of the Presidential Secretariat and behaved in an unruly manner while protesters at Galle Face Green had set up two more tents to obstruct the remaining entrances of the Secretariat earlier today.

Accordingly, the protesters have been taken into custody by Security and Police personnel, our correspondent said.