May 16, 2022

159 persons arrested over May 09 violence

Police state that 159 arrests have been made yesterday (15), with regard to the violence that took place on May 09.

Noting they had received 756 complaints in this regard.

Police Spokesperson SSP Nihal Thalduwa in a statement said several CID teams are working to arrest suspects connected to the incidents, while the images of 76 people were released to the media. He has appealed for public assistance to arrest these suspects.

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