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25 March 2023 04:12 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A man who had hooted at Transport Minister Bandula Gunawardane, who was participating at an event close to the Pitipana Junction, Homagama has been arrested by the police.

The Minister had participated in a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for a Buddhist shrine when a man who was passing by in a lorry had hooted at the crowd and sped away.

The police, who acted swiftly, had chased after the lorry and arrested the suspect.

The suspect is identified as a 43-year-old businessman in Pitipana North in Homagama.

He is to be produced in court for obstructing a religious ceremony and challenging the right of practicing a religion. (Shantha Pradeep Kumara Kularatne)

  Comments - 6

  • Quolp Saturday, 25 March 2023 06:17 PM

    Well, done JUSTICE is seemingly coming back to the Island nation; Sri Lanka, which really was lost when Ranil assumed duty as the leader of Sri Lanka.

    johan Sunday, 26 March 2023 03:06 AM

    People are the bosses of the country not RW or Bandula.When they keep the contrtaversial LG Elections then they will know who is the leader

    Lankan Sunday, 26 March 2023 01:31 AM

    If British PMs and many presidents of the world can be hooted by their publics why not our people in this virtual world ..this means our democracy is alive ...after all they are funded by public and the people rights over these MPs

    Amas Sunday, 26 March 2023 02:05 AM

    What action was taken when SLPP MPs physically clashed with opposition? This was the BAD example seen by for people.

    Sisil Sudesh Monday, 27 March 2023 08:06 AM

    Hope the driver does not plead guilty. He can sue the police for wrongful arrest and claim damages. When a politician lays a foundation stone, how does it become a religious function?

    Man Monday, 27 March 2023 01:07 PM

    Freedom of expression according to the new act replacing the PTA.

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