5 including 2 women arrested in Panadura for protesting (Pics)



Five persons including 02 women, who identified themselves as the ‘mothers of the struggle’, have been arrested while marching towards Galle Face Green from Kalutara, demanding the release of activists detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

The two protesting women demanded the release of Inter-University Students’ Federation (IUSF) convenor Wasantha Mudalige and Inter-University Bhikkhu Federation (IUBF) Ven. Galewela Siridhamma Thero, who are detained under the PTA.

The arrest was made in the area of Gorakapola in Panadura today (Nov. 12).

Police say that they are now being questioned.

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