Lahiru Weerasekara and Tempitiye Sugathananda Thero further remanded

Lahiru Weerasekara and Tempitiye Sugathananda Thero further remanded

October 26, 2017   02:58 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 31 by the Fort Magistrate today a short while ago. 

Lahiru Weerasekara was arrested by the 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 arrested in connection with the incident at the Health Ministry.

A large number of university students 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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