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Parliamentarians Namal Rajapaksa, D.V. Chanaka, Prassanna Ranaweera and three others who were arrested this evening were remanded till October 16, police said.

They were arrested this evening by the Hambantota Police in connection with the recent protest in Hambantota, Police said.

They were summoned by the Hambantota Police to record a statement in connection with the incident this afternoon.

Western Provincial Councillor Upali Kodikara, Southern Provincial Councillors Sampath Athukorala and Major (Rtd.) Ajith Prasanna were among those arrested.

The protest was held last Friday against the leasing out of Mattala International Airport to India.

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  • sarath Tuesday, 10 October 2017 11:28 PM

    megollanta dan sanipa athine. ha..ha..haa.

    Tom Tuesday, 10 October 2017 11:48 PM

    The sooner the order from top comes police action done but still for Tajudeen case top order may be pending. via DM Android App

    SeriouSena Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:29 AM

    Obata SATHUTHUDA dan?

    Ruwan Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:54 AM

    Serves him right for being arrogant and violating clear court orders. He thought he was being smart....NOT!

    Jagath Leanage Wednesday, 11 October 2017 02:10 AM

    This namal baby thinks law is in his hands and he is above the law.

    observer Wednesday, 11 October 2017 04:06 AM

    This is the most major crime he committed to get arrested not anything else. What a joke.

    nick Wednesday, 11 October 2017 05:42 AM

    now people will cry for this this is the only country when people cry when culprit goes to jail via DM Android App

    sena Wednesday, 11 October 2017 10:00 AM

    Now he will start doing Yoga and meditation in the cell.

    fareed Wednesday, 11 October 2017 12:57 PM

    The protests are fooling the entire country because they were the ones who started it and plunged the country into debt. It's ok to lease everything that will not be a profit to the country. What is the point of having everything without use and profitable.

    Lordshane Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:08 PM

    now he must be given capitol punishment. the biggest parliment joker gamamplla will start his law book and start repeating the pahragraphs.

    Sanju Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:14 PM

    He disobeyed a specific court order and so he deserves punitive action.This is justice. But I wonder what special treatment he gets in Hambantota remand.

    alex Wednesday, 11 October 2017 01:48 PM

    supposed to be a lawyer, and violates the court order. His Bar License should be cancelled. In any case it was obtained under dubious manner

    S.T.M. Jabeer (Attorney-at-Law) Wednesday, 11 October 2017 02:38 PM

    Hereafter Namal should not wear the black coat as he broke the Law.

    karthik Wednesday, 11 October 2017 03:26 PM

    He knows the law. Anything can happem now.

    Dhammika Wednesday, 11 October 2017 04:07 PM

    Todays news - Namal REMANDED.Tommarrows news - Namal released and case dismissed.


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