Hirunika and 8 others arrested during protest

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A total of nine individuals including former Parliamentarian Hirunika Premachandra who engaged in a protest opposite the President’s residence in Fort today (6) have been arrested.

Amongst the arrestees are four males and five females including Hirunika, according to Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa.

The group staged a protest this morning near the President’s house expressing their displeasure over the current economic crisis with Hirunika demanding President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to step outside and meet her.

By Amra Liyakath