Nihal Wedaarachchi arrested

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Former Southern Provincial Council member Nihal Wedaarachchi was arrested by the Tangalle Police yesterday (11).

He was arrested in connection with the violent incidents that occurred near former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s private residence, Carlton House, in Tangalle on 9 May.

Wedaarachchi is also the brother of Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Dilip Wedaarachchi.

Tangalle Police are conducting further investigations.

By Aloka Kasturiarachchi