Jun 18, 2022

Athurugiriya clash : 7 remanded & 2 bailed

The Kaduwala Acting Magistrate has ordered to remand seven suspects who were arrested during a clash at the Athurugiriya Filling Station on Friday (17), while two were granted bail.

The suspects were produced before Kaduwela Acting Magistrate Nadeeka Jayawardena today (18), after being arrested in connection with the unrest that broke out in Athurugiriya last night.

A group among those who were waiting in queue to pump fuel, broke into the filling station premises after it was informed that the filling station had run out of fuel.

Sri Lanka Police arrested nine people in connection to the incident while 06 Police personnel were also hospitalized after the incident.

(Source : Newsfirst.lk)

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