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Two remanded for assaulting a group of journalists

Mahara Acting Magistrate Wasantha Ramanayake today (11) remanded two suspects arrested for assaulting a group of journalists who were covering an incident in Kadawatha.

The magistrate remanded the suspects identified as MV Hashan Tharuka and Vajira Lasantha Keppetipola until 12th December.

A group of journalists lodged a complaint at Kadawatha Police on the 10th regarding the incident of obstructing and assaulting local journalists when they went to inquire from a petrol station in Kadawatha about an alleged contamination of water with petrol.

The two suspects were arrested yesterday regarding the incident and produced before the Mahara Magistrate Court today (11).

Author: TELO Admin