Northern Provincial Council (NPC) Member T. Raviharan was arrested by the Mullaitivu Police this afternoon on charges of unlawful assembly and damaging public properties during a protest held on August 2.
The 57-year-old councillor is a resident of Kallapadu, Mullaitivu-North.
Police said the councillor had damaged the Mullaitivu Fisheries Inspection Office during a protest held against the use of illegal netting.
The councillor was to be produced in the Mullaitivu Magistrate’s Court. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)