Three supporters of Muthuhettigama remanded over arson attack on Maithri stage

Three supporters of Muthuhettigama remanded over arson attack on Maithri stage

December 19, 2014   03:00 pm

Three supporters of Deputy Minister Nishantha Muthuhettigama that were arrested over the alleged torching of common candidate Maithripala Sirisena’s election stage in Wanduramba have been remanded until December 29.


The suspects Janaka Duminda, K.G. Janaka Kumara and S.A. Dimuthu Pradeep were produced before Baddegama Magistrate Courts.


Muthuhettigama making a public statement prior to the suspects being produced in court claimed that if his supporters were remanded he would also get remanded. Baddegama Magistrate also directed police to investigate the said statement of the Deputy Minister in order to determine


An unidentified group damaged a stage and some decorations of Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena in Wanduramba area in Galle on December 17.


The armed gang arrived in two defenders had damaged and attempted to set the stage on fire, it was reported.

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