6 arrested in connection to Pepiliyana incident.

Saturday, 30 March 2013 - 13:26


Police Media Spokesperson SP Buddhika Siriwardhana states that 6 persons have been arrested in connection to the attack launched on a clothing store in Pepiliyana.


The suspects are currently being interrogated by the Mihrihana Special Investigations Unit & are due to be produced before a magistrate later in the day.


Moreover 04 police teams under the guidance of Western Province DIG Anura Senanayeke are conducting further investigations into the incident.


Meanwhile Leader of the JHU Venerable Omalpe Sobhitha thero expressing concerns in this regard noted that the law should be exercised to its fullest extent with regards to the suspects in order to deter such occurrences in future.




Also while addressing a function held in Yatinuwara-Kandy yesterday Deputy Minister of Plantation Earl Gunasekara charged that certain parties were keen on enacting Navaneethan Pillai’s agenda while creating sectarian tension in the country.