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Three arrested with gloves printed using religious symbols

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Three suspects were arrested by the Poojapitiya police yesterday with 311 hand gloves printed with the images of Buddha, Jesus and Mother Mary.

Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said the suspects were arrested at the Batugoda area in Poojapitiya.

They were arrested for having violated provisions of the penal code. Whoever planned it with the intension of triggering religious outrage is an offence, he said.

The three suspects will be produced before the Galagedara Magistrate today, DIG Rohana said.

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  • there are more things to be worried about Monday, 22 February 2021 12:02 PM

    If religious symbols get printed on decorations for Wesak and when removed end up with the trash - what is wrong in this instance -

    Prakash chand Monday, 22 February 2021 12:26 PM

    I would like to share my thoughts

    Shihan Monday, 22 February 2021 12:27 PM

    Well said .. Forrest for the trees

    Peacemaker Monday, 22 February 2021 02:19 PM

    Under gota’s dictatorship, freedom of speech and expression is being prevented, IT technician gota doesn’t understand these freedoms because he worked as a slave in the US

    dickie bird Monday, 22 February 2021 04:29 PM

    Rationale should prevail. Too many variants screwing the mind to run riot.

    Sammy Monday, 22 February 2021 05:01 PM

    The mischief maker maybe belonging to the so called religion of "peace". Be vary Sri Lanka.


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