Homagama protest: 11 more remanded

Homagama protest: 11 more remanded

February 16, 2016   05:17 pm


Eleven protesters including six monks and a woman were remanded until March 01 for allegedly involving in a violent protest near the Homagama Magistrate’s Court recently, Ada Derana reporter said.

The suspects were remanded after being produced before the Homagama Magistrate a short while ago on Tuesday.

Four more monks including Ven. Ittakande Saddatissa Thera of the Rawana Balaya National Organization and President of the Sinhala Ravaya group Ven. Akmeemana Dayarathana Thero were too remanded over the incident yesterday.

A tense situation was arisen in front of the Magistrate’s Court as a group of about 200 monks and civilians had gathered there in protest over the diction to remand Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera.

Monks representing the BBS, Ravana Balaya, and Sinhala Ravaya had also blocked roads near the Court to prevent the prison bus from leaving the premises.

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