A large number of policemen from more than ten police stations had been deployed in the area to maintain law and order while the Police Anti-Riot Squad and Special Task Force personnel have been deployed to quell any emergency situation.
Four have been seized for creating a tense situation outside the Homagama Court premises against the Magistrate’s order to remand Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera.
The Office of the Police Media Spokesperson stated that Homagama Police arrested the four last evening upon a tipoff received by the Police.
Monks belonging to the BBS, the Ravana Balaya and several other civil organizations blocked the road and behaved in a violent manner troubling policemen and jail officers when BBS Gnanasara Thera was escorted to the prison.