Saturday, 30 May 2015 - 14:51
Tense situation in Kahawatta today as well: 1 arrested
A group of residents of Kotakethana commenced another demonstration in Kahawatta, Ratnapura this morning.
The demonstration is staged in protest of arresting a person who behaved in an unruly manner during the protest in the area.
However, our correspondent added that the Police and the STF have strengthened security in the area, and several additional teams of police also have been deployed.
A protest was also held last night over releasing the suspects of the murders a mother and her daughter.
Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that the protest was held in a peaceful manner.
The Colombo High Court acquitted the 3 suspects over the murders on July 19th, 2012.
Police stated that they are prepared to discuss with the Attorney General over submitting an appeal regarding the verdict.