Man arrested over social media posts against Independence Day celebrations

Man arrested over social media posts against Independence Day celebrations

January 26, 2023   09:58 pm

An individual is under arrest for uploading threatening posts on Facebook against the attendees of the 75th Independence Day celebration, Ada Derana correspondent says.

The officers of the police cybercrimes division arrested the suspect following an investigation into a complaint received in this regard.

During its investigations, the cybercrimes division uncovered that the man in question had uploaded multiple intimidating posts on his personal Facebook account pertaining to the upcoming Independence Day celebrations, inciting public disturbances.

Accordingly, the 40-year-old was placed under arrest in the area of Maharagama. He will be produced before the Gangodawila Magistrate’s Court in Nugegoda later.

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