Eleven Chinese nationals, working at a construction site at Chatham Street, Colombo, were arrested following a clash with a group of Sri Lankan Security Personnel at the site on Saturday.
The police said two Chinese workers and three security personnel were injured following the clash that had taken place on Saturday afternoon following an argument.
They said the Chinese workers were arrested after a complaint was lodged with the Fort Police by a Sri Lankan security officer. Two of the Chinese workers were admitted to a private hospital in Colombo and are undergoing treatment under police custody.
The police said the injured Sri Lankans were admitted to the Colombo National Hospital. The police also advised that the arrested Chinese workers had been remanded till December 28 after they were produced in the Fort Magistrate's Court. (Darshana Sanjeewa)