Tense situation outside Moratuwa MC

26 April 2013 04:04 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A tense situation prevailed at the Moratuwa Municipal Council this morning when a group of people including Buddhist monks staged a protest when the Council’s Vice Chairman Sujith Pushpakumara attended a Council meeting on a Court order. He was remanded on charges of having been involved in the killing of a Buddhist monk.

Protesters prevented the vice chairman from coming out of the ‘Black Maria’. Police anti-riot squads were brought in to bring the situation under control.
The Moratuwa Egoda Uyana Sunandopanandaramaya chief incumbent was stabbed to death over a land dispute on February 3. (Suranjith Perera and Rekha Tharangani)

  Comments - 8

  • Kodituwakkuarachchi Friday, 26 April 2013 12:16 PM

    this guy will be a cabinet minister soon. He has all the qualifications.

    tube light Friday, 26 April 2013 06:11 AM

    Five star democracy.. To allow murder suspects to function as city fathers.

    K.V.Wajira Hemantha Friday, 26 April 2013 06:22 AM

    Dont protest this man will be freed very soon......

    citizen Friday, 26 April 2013 10:28 AM

    Wonder of Asia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Winson Friday, 26 April 2013 07:19 AM

    Moratuwa is not UC..its municipal council (MC).

    ANTON Friday, 26 April 2013 07:33 AM

    YET ANOTHER ROB (RELEASED ON BAIL) INCIDENT.

    lal Friday, 26 April 2013 08:14 AM

    This is beautiful country where we live?

    R.Rohan Friday, 26 April 2013 08:20 AM

    A Land like no other.


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