Jul 25, 2019

15 suspects arrested for vandalizing buddhist statues further remanded

The 15 suspects remanded in connection with the damage caused to Buddha Statues in Mawanella and surrounding areas were further remanded till August 8.

They were produced before the Mawanella magistrate and district judge Upul Rajakaruna today (25).

Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with the incident. Another person was arrested and produced in court today.

In addition, two vans suspected of transporting terrorists were also taken into custody.