Aug 22, 2019

14 suspects further remanded for vandalizing statues in Mawanella

Fourteen suspects have been have been further remanded until September 5 over charges of vandalizing statues by the Mawanella Magistrate's court today (Aug 22).

The order was issued by Magistrate Upul Rajakaruna when the suspects were produced before court this morning.

Interrogations into these suspects, who were arrested last December, had led to the seizure of 100kg of explosives in Wanathawilluwa area this January.

Two main two suspects linked to the Mawanella vandalisms were arrested following the Easter Day attacks.