Two reasons for Azath Salli's arrest - Suggestions of religious conflict among them

Thursday, 02 May 2013 - 19:00

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The Media Centre for National Security states that Former Mayor of Colombo Asath Sally has been taken into custody for making statements which incite communal & religious tensions in the country.

Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today Director General of the MCNS Lakshman Hulugalle stated that the Criminal Investigations Department had received several complaints in this regard during the recent past.

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The Director of the MCNS also noted that Sally was being further interrogated based on a

48 hour detention order.

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