United National Party Southern Provincial Councillor Krishantha Pushpakumara alias Raththaran & Bope-Podh dala Provincial Councillor Amila Nuwan have been placed under remand custody until the 08th of August.
The suspects were remanded upon having being presented before Galle Additional Magistrate Gunendra Kumara Munasinghe based on charges of having obstructed the duties of police.
The arrests were made by the Akmeemena police.
The two suspects had parked their vehicles obstructing the main route during a wedding ceremony held in the Thalgampola area in Akmeemena.
Subsequently distraught drivers had informed police concerning the blockade on the route.
When police had arrived at the site to clear the area, the provincial councillors had acted in an unruly manner preventing police from carrying out their duties.
Consequently the arrests were made.