Seven wanted protesters surrender, remanded till July 1 | Daily News

Seven wanted protesters surrender, remanded till July 1

Youth activists Rathindu Senaratne alias ‘Ratta’, Lahiru Weerasekara and five others have been remanded until July 1 by Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage yesterday.

Social activist and Sri Lankan YouTuber Rathindu Senaratne alias ‘Ratta’ and national organizer of ‘Youth for Change’ Lahiru Weerasekara along with five others have surrendered to the Maradana Police yesterday.

On June 17, the Colombo Fort Magistrate had issued an order directing the police to arrest 09 suspects for their unruly and violent behaviour during protests at Colombo Fort and Thalangama on the 9th and 10th of June and to produce them before Court.

The suspects have been charged with criminal coercion, obstruction of duties of policemen, being part of unlawful assembly, causing injuries and damages to public property and other offences.

 


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