The suspects in remand custody in connection with vandalizing statues of the Buddha in several areas in the country were produced before Mawanella Magistrate Upul Rajakaruna and further remanded till February 27.
One of the suspects is a woman.
The eleven suspects on remand were produced in court by prison officers and four others by the CID.
Another two suspects arrested for providing accommodation to the main suspects were produced in court and all of them were remanded.
It was of significance that any lawyer of the Mawanella Court did not appear for the suspects.
The first incident of vandalising Buddha statues was reported from Mawanella on December 24 and 25.
One of the suspects, who was damaging a Buddha statue in Kadugannawa area was caught and handed over the Police by residents of the area.
The Police said that he provided information on others involved.
However the main suspect wanted in connection with the incident was yet to be arrested, the Police said.(Samana Wijeya Bandara)