Six more persons were arrested by the police on charges of protesting and behaving in a violent manner at the Indian Consulate office in Hambantota despite a court order.
Police said four persons were arrested yesterday while another two were arrested this morning. The four suspects were remanded till October 16 after they were produced in court.
The Hambantota Police arrested 28 people on the same charge previously.
Police also summoned MPs Namal Rajapaksa, D.V Upul, Provincial Councilors Upali Kodikara, Sampath Athokorala and Major (Rtd.) Ajith Prasanna to record statements over the incident.(DS)