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Students nabbed over racist posts detained till March 22

2018-03-11 16:14:26
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Colombo Chief Magistrate today ordered to detain the two students who were arrested over social media posts till March 22 at the Youth Detention Centre at Makola.

They were arrested on Friday (9) and Saturday (10) by the Crime Investigation Department (CID) in Minuwangoda and Homagama.

CID is conducting further investigations. (Darshana Sanjeewa)


  Comments - 11

  • Lanka Way Sunday, 11 March 2018 17:07

    The way to go.... nip them from the BUD! that's it! This is the way to send a message to other blossoms too!

    Reply : 10       198

    Silva Monday, 12 March 2018 11:15

    Very good. Racism shold be stopped.

    Reply : 0       17

    Lahiru Jayasuriya Sunday, 11 March 2018 18:55

    excellent. Racists should be stopped

    Reply : 6       182

    Dhaya Sunday, 11 March 2018 19:02

    The biggest form of cancer in society needs to be eradicated.

    Reply : 6       173

    das Sunday, 11 March 2018 19:24

    Fools!!

    Reply : 6       80

    myraspi Sunday, 11 March 2018 19:37

    LOL, Wonder if anyone who 'liked' their views came to help them out.These idiots don't contribute to the country at all, They use their parents money for data and do this on FB.

    Reply : 5       111

    silly ass Sunday, 11 March 2018 19:42

    Like the student who hacked FB get them down and pat them on the head and give them gifts and send them home!?

    Reply : 3       48

    umapathy Sunday, 11 March 2018 20:22

    I think the best action is to ask the concerned social media site to provide a content filtering that is not allowing hate speach. If they do not comply do not allow them to operate here in Sri Lanka. Just punishing the students here and there only will end in spoling the student life. Only laweyers will make benifit out of the situation. Several years back I was asked to pay penatly for wearing smoked glass helmet which I bought here in Sri Lanka. I was not aware till that time these are prohibited by the law. If so the correct action would have stopeed manufacturing and/or improting and selling at the market.

    Reply : 42       59

    Black_Widow Sunday, 11 March 2018 21:22

    That's great news! Any idea when the social media's will be fully functional? Thanks.

    Reply : 1       62

    abuthecabinboy Monday, 12 March 2018 10:14

    what about racist ministers?

    Reply : 1       45

    cheers Monday, 12 March 2018 11:48

    But they could not arrest the main culprit of Central bank who even left the country through our immigration

    Reply : 10       8

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