Student activist arrested


Student Activist Mangala Maddumage was arrested by the Colombo South Crimes Division yesterday (8) for violating a Court order.

Meanwhile, Education Secretary of the Frontline Socialist Party, Pubudu Jaagoda, claimed that an unidentified group of people had abducted him.

“Mangala Maddumage is an activist who organised the ‘Aragalaya’ in Galle Face and he was among the few people who started ‘GotaGoGama’ in Kandy. He is also working as a member of the Revolutionary Students’ Union of the FSP. He has been abducted by an unidentified group of people, who came in a three-wheeler, near the Public Library of Colombo yesterday (8),” he added.

He also said that the Government has started hunting the key people of the ‘Aragalaya’.

By Sahan Tennakoon