Seven suspects have been arrested in connection with a video circulated in social media in respect of an incident where an individual was attacked by a group of men in presence of the police.
Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said police initiated investigations into the content of the video and traced the place as in Bandarawatte in Biyagama police area.
Accordingly, Biyagama police have arrested the seven suspects and have identified another four suspects in connection with the same offenses. Investigations are underway to arrest them as well, he said.
The suspects have been remanded till January 26 after being produced in the Mahara Magistrate’s Court yesterday.