Police fire tear gas to disperse IUSF protesters (Update)



The police have fired tear gas and used water cannons to disperse the Inter-University Students’ Federation (IUSF) protesters at the Flower Road in Colombo 07.

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IUSF protest in Thummulla

A protest organized by the Inter-University Student’s Federation (IUSF) is underway in front of the United Nations compound, in Thummulla, Colombo.
The protest is demanding the release of its leader Wasantha Mudalige and the leader of the Inter-University Bhikku Federation, Ven. Siridhamma Thera.
According to reports, vehicular movement on Bauddhaloka Mawatha has been blocked.
Yesterday (17), the Colombo Additional Magistrate had ordered to remand Mudalige and Ven. Galwewa Siridhamma Thera after they were produced in court.Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said that the court had ordered to remand them until the Attorney General’s instructions are received.


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