Aug 19, 2022

3 including Wasantha Mudalige held under detention orders Featured

Convener of the Inter-University Student's Federation (IUSF) - Wasantha Mudalige and two others will be held for questioning under detention orders.

The Police Media Division says that Wasantha Mudalige, Ven. Galwewa Siridhamma Thero and Bhashantha Jeewantha Gunathilake will be held under detention orders.

They are among the 19 people who were arrested by Police on Thursday (18) evening following a protest in Colombo for being party to unlawful assembly.

Police said that the suspects were arrested by the Cinnamon Gardens, Slave Island, and Borella Police Stations, and the Kelaniya Crimes Division.

Meanwhile, 16 of the suspects were released on bail by the Colombo Additional Magistrate's Court earlier today (19).