Video : Wanathamulla protest is a conspiracy of the opposition
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana says that the protest staged charging that a resident of Wanaatha-mulla had been abducted was a provocation caused by some group for achieving their political agendas.
The police media spokesman said further that two police squads were probing the alleged incident of abduction.
A group of Wanatha-mulla residents had staged an agitation blocking the Colombo Baseline Road day-before-yesterday.
That was to protest against a group over allegedly abducting a Wanathamulla resident.
A heavy traffic jam also occurred as a result of this agitation carried out including burning tyres on the Baseline Road.
Meanwhile during the agitation a heated argument took place as follows between the police and a UNP politician who had intervened in the incident
The National Freedom Front too expressed views about the incident at a media briefing held in Colombo yesterday.
NFF media spokesman Mohamed Musammil said that the reason for the tension was a conspiracy of the Opposition.
Meanwhile Colombo District MP R. Dumindha Silva expressed his views about the incident as follows.
He stated that the UNP and the JVP are trying to arouse the public to gain petty political gains.
MP R Dumindha Silva also said that the opposition has lost its footing and requested the public not to be misled.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that there was a suspicion that the incident had been carried out on an intervention of politicians.