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Namal Rajapakshe and 6 others remanded till October 16

MPs Namal Rajapaksa, DV Chanaka, Prasanna Ranaweera, PC members Upali Kodikara, Sampath Atukorala and Ajith Prasanna have been remanded until October 16, the Police spokesman said.

UPFA Parliamentarians Namal Rajapaksa, DV Chanaka, Prasanna Ranaweera and 3 others have been arrested by Hambantota Police over the protest held in Hambantota on Friday.

Southern Provincial Council member Sampath Athukorala, former Western Provincial Council member Upali Kodikara and Major (Rtd.) Ajith Prasanna are the other three persons arrested by police.

They have been arrested on charges of unlawful assembly, causing damage to public property, injuring police officers, obstructing their duty and violating a court order.

 

Provincial Council members Upali Kodikara, Sampath Atukorala and Ajith Prasanna were also summoned by police for questioning over the protest in Hambantota on Sunday (8).

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