May 18, 2022

Saman Lal & 5 more arrested over Galle Face violence (Update)

Moratuwa Mayor Saman Lal Fernando, Kelaniya PS Chairman Manjula Prasanna and four others were arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department on Wednesday (18) over their involvement in the attacks on the GotaGoGama and MynaGoGama peaceful protest sites.

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Dan Priyasad arrested by CID

Dan Priyasad has been arrested by the CID today (18).

Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa confirmed that he had been arrested in connection with the attack on the Gotagogama protesters at Galle Face.

He said that Dan Priyasad had surrendered to the CID and was subsequently arrested.