Jun 26, 2020

Kalutara mayor, Opp. leader arrested

Kalutara South Police has arrested the Kalutara Mayor - Amir Naseer, reports say.

He has been arrested for forcibly breaking into the Vernon Fernando stadium in Kalutara, which was closed.

The stadium's manager had lodged a complaint in this regard.

Police also say that the Opposition Leader of the Kalutara Pradeshiya Sabha - S.A.D. Nilantha has also been arrested.

According to reports, 12 persons including the Kalutara mayor and opposition leader of the Kalutara PS had forcibly entered the stadium on June 23, breaking the locks.

The suspects are to be produced before the Kalutara Magistrate's Court today (26).