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Pictures taken on top of Kiralagala Cheithiya: Eight youths remanded

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The eight youths, who posted photos taken on top of the ruins of Kiralagala Cheithiya in Horowpothana on social media, were remanded till February 5 by the Kebithigollewa Magistrate today, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

He said seven suspects were arrested by the Horowpothana Police last evening while another suspect was arrested this morning.

He said the youths, who are final year students of the South Eastern University’s engineering faculty, were arrested within the university premises.

The arrests were made following the orders given by the IGP. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)


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  • Viranga Thursday, 24 January 2019 05:14 PM

    Keep going Mr Preseident ..Keep going..

    shown Thursday, 24 January 2019 07:42 PM

    Not only climb up and pose for pictures, but the freedom they enjoyed there . indicates that they definitely damaged the stupa by writing graffiti

    Seevali Thursday, 24 January 2019 09:06 PM

    These cheap mentality men has gone to university without a basic knowledge of history and art a which is part of school level subjects.

    Rohan Friday, 25 January 2019 11:10 AM

    It is problem in Education system. It prepare students for only exams but not for life.

    Sunil Friday, 25 January 2019 06:16 AM

    Serves them right.

    Guru Friday, 25 January 2019 07:14 AM

    Where the people who is in support of Arab law

    Til Friday, 25 January 2019 04:29 PM

    These uncivilized cheap fellows,disgraced whole Muslim community,we quietly react them by keeping them at shoulder length

    SHM Friday, 25 January 2019 09:13 PM

    These idiots should be punished and have no mercy on them.


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