Oct 10, 2018

Pidurangala youths released (Pics) Featured

The three youths who were arrested and remanded over the infamous Pidurangala incident have been released today (10).

Taking up the case, Dambulla Magistrate - Kosala Bandara Ilangasinghe said that this verdict was given after considering the future of the youths.

The first suspect, who is a school student was released after being severely reprimanded while the other two were ordered to pay a state fee of Rs. 1,500 each before being released.

The youth were arrested on Sep. 26 by the Dambulla police after photos of them posing semi-naked on the revered Pidurangala rock, went viral online and sparked public outcry.

(Pics : Kanchana Kumara Ariyadasa - Dambulla Corr.)



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