Facebook party turned into a clash: 36 arrested

15 October 2018 03:20 pm - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Thirty six individuals including 12 women were arrested at a party organized through Facebook, when a clash erupted between several individuals in Ratnapura early this morning.

Police said the party was organized at a hotel at Durekkanda, Ratnapura.

The Ratnapura police had arrested the suspects following an investigation conducted into the clash between a group of party goers and residents.

The police had recovered 530 milligrams of Ice drugs and 4 grams of cannabis from a 24-year-old suspect while another 4 pills were recovered from a 26-year-old suspect.

The two suspects, residents of Wattala and Kalutara, will be produced before the Ratnapura Magistrate's Court.

The other suspects aged between 20 and 30, who were residents of Ratnapura, Kalutara, Mount Lavinia, Kurunegala, Wattala, Matara and Monaragala have been released on bail.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 8

  • lkboy Monday, 15 October 2018 03:31 PM

    oh please.. this isn't a "facebook party". Facebook didn't organize it!

    Mandy Monday, 15 October 2018 05:46 PM

    Please read the story before shallow comments : it says : a party organized through Facebook.

    Ajja Monday, 15 October 2018 03:34 PM

    Ban Facebook Parties.It is a real menace

    Dee Monday, 15 October 2018 05:25 PM

    From moneragala as well? Wow! That's what Facebook does. Makes a dude off anything.

    Lord Wolfstein Monday, 15 October 2018 05:33 PM

    There is nearly no party with a fight in Sri Lanka

    Sammy Monday, 15 October 2018 06:07 PM

    Parties organized via social media sites should be banned. This is the second such bad incident connected with fb parties.

    TONY Tuesday, 16 October 2018 08:49 AM


    Don Tuesday, 16 October 2018 08:46 PM

    These parties are for men and women to find matching partners, once women get pregnant they get married, no need of matching horoscopes !!

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