Lahiru Weerasekara and Tempitiye Sugathananda Thero further remanded

Lahiru Weerasekara and Tempitiye Sugathananda Thero further remanded

October 12, 2017   01:00 pm

Convener of the Inter-University Student’s Federation (IUSF) Lahiru Weerasekara and Convener of the Inter-University Bhikku Federation (IUBF) Ven. Tempitiye Sugathananda Thero, who were arrested for breaching court orders were further remanded until October 26 by the Fort Magistrate today(12).

Lahiru Weerasekara, was arrested by police,on  June 23,while leaving a press conference held  at the Centre for Society and Religion (CSR) at Deans Road, Maradana.

The IUSF Convener was reportedly arrested in connection with the incident at the Health Ministry on June 23.

A large number of university students,during the protest against SAITM, had forcibly entered the ministry premises and caused damages to public property. 

Convener of the Inter-University Bhikku Action Committee, Ven. Tempitiye Sugathananda Thero, was also arrested on the same day in connection with the incident. 

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