Individual who scaled Jethawanarama arrested

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 - 13:13



Police arrested a person today who climbed the peak of the Jethavanarama Chetiya in Anuradhapura.


Security guards who spotted the man shouting on the Chetiya later sought police assistance to get the man down.


Police Media Spokesman’s office stated that the man has been sent to a doctor as he had behaved like a mentally ill person.


Police also said that according to a leave application in the man’s possession, he could be attached to security forces.