9 arrested in Minuwangoda remanded

2019-05-14 at 13:57

Nine suspects of the thirteen arrested in Minuwangoda over the unrest yesterday have been remanded.

The suspects were remanded till the 29th of May after being produced before the Minuwangoda Magistrate Kesara Samaradiwakara this afternoon.

The suspects are charged for violating emergency regulations and clauses of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

The other four suspects are due to produced before Court later this evening.

Police Media Spokesman Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara speaking to NewsRadio said investigations into the Minuwangoda unrest reported last evening are continuing.

Following clashes reported in Minuwangoda and other surrounding areas yesterday, Police Curfew was imposed within the Gampaha District.