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Five civil activists noticed to appear in Court

Five civil activists, including Ravana Balakaya General Secretary Ven. Ittekande Saddhatissa Thera, Patriotic National Movement President Dr. Gunadasa Amarasekara, War Heroes Rights Protection Association Chairman Corporal U.D. Wasantha and Ven. Bengamuwe Nalaka Thera, were yesterday noticed to appear before Court on January 27 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court for allegedly organising a protest in Colombo Fort causing disturbance to public peace and obstructing the regular traffic flow on November 7.

Filing a further report in Courts, the Fort Police informed Colombo Fort Acting Magistrate Jayantha Dias Nanayakkara that the five civil activists had given leadership to a protest organised by the differently-abled soldiers demanding pension benefits for disabled veterans who have not completed 12 years of service, causing disturbances to the public. 

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