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A protest organized by the JVP calling for the release of General Fonseka in front of the Tangalle  bus stand which was inconveniencing the public was baton charged and dispersed by the police this morning. Six protestors were also taken into custody.

 The JVP had organized the protest around 10am today in front of the
Tangalle bus stand where around hundred and twenty protestors gathered.
 
The protesters got unruly and blocked the road inconveniencing the public, when the police tried to disperse them; they had attacked the police officers with sticks injuring three officers who have been admitted to the hospital for treatment, police spokesman SP Preshantha Jayakody told Daily Mirror online (GS)

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  • Monday, 15 February 2010 05:10 AM

    The protesters had become unruly is the general excuse given by the Police to attack the innocents. The police do not take any action against the government goons as evident in the Hultsdorf protest. This is democracy of the highest standard??

    Sunday, 14 February 2010 08:00 AM

    Protesters are to be blamled not the thugs. They came only to watch.

    Sunday, 14 February 2010 08:06 AM

    its good move from JVP...keep it up

    Sunday, 14 February 2010 08:15 AM

    This shows the status of Discipline in our country


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