Another protester arrested


Another person has been arrested on charges of entering President’s House and obstructing the Police.

He has been charged with damaging State property and participating in protests and demonstration while being a member of an illegal crowd on 28 May, as well as obstructing the Police, using criminal force and entering President’s House on 9 July.

He was arrested on 8 August by Colombo Criminal Investigation Division and later handed over to Slave Island Police. The suspect was identified as a 32-year-old resident of Koswatte.

BY Aloka Kasturiarachchi