Police issue statement on the Rs.17,850,000 recovered by protesters


The Police Media Division has issued a statement pertaining to the Rs.17,850,000 recovered by protesters at the President’s House in Colombo, during yesterday’s (09) protests.

As per the statement, the money was initially handed over to a group of Police Officers attached to the Fort Police Station, as instructed by the OIC of the Fort Police Station on orders of the Colombo Crimes Division.

The money was later collected by the Fort OIC and is currently in the custody of the station, however, Police assured that Courts would be informed of the recovery tomorrow (11).