Jun 18, 2022

9 arrested, cops injured in Athurugiriya clash (video)

Police arrested 9 people in connection with the clashes at the Athurugiriya filling station late on Friday (17).

Police Spokesperson SSP Nihal Thalduwa said that a group among those who were waiting in line to pump fuel had broken into the premises after it was announced that the filling station had run out of fuel.

He added that necessary measures were taken to control the situation. Six police officers were injured in the incident.