Three suspects remanded till 8 August


Colombo Additional Magistrate Harshana Kekunawela yesterday 3, ordered three suspects who were arrested and produced in Court by Welikada Police, on charges of causing a disturbance at the Polduwa Junction, whilst damaging a Police three-wheeler and stealing its tear gas canisters and tear gas hand grenades, on 13 July, to be remanded till 8 August.

They were ordered to face an identification parade, on that date by the Court.

The three suspects are residents of Rajagiriya and Polonnaruwa.

Police said during the incident, three Police Officers had also been brutally assaulted by the suspects, besides stealing the aforesaid items.

By Hansi Nanayakkara