Eggs hurled at Police
Monday, 02 March 2015 - 15:53
Six suspects who hurled eggs at police during a protest at Vewatta Junction on the Mahiyangana Padiyatalawa road have been arrested yesterday.
Police said the 6 suspects were arrested on illegal assembly and obstructing police duty.
Later the suspects were remanded until 12th of this month when they were produced before Mahiyangana Magistrate.
The residents staged a protest on 25th of last month charging that the road being constructed via Thalawa under substandard condition.
A tense situation erupted when police intervened to disperse protesters.
At this juncture, protesters have allegedly thrown spoilt eggs at policemen.
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