Tense situation arises over bowser carrying waste from Uma Oya Project (Watch Video)

Tense situation arises over bowser carrying waste from Uma Oya Project (Watch Video)

Written by Staff Writer

15 Mar, 2015 | 8:23 pm

A tense situation arose on Sunday over an incident where a bowser carrying waste  from the Uma Oya project began disposing the waste into a canal.

It is reported that a member of the clergy was also allegedly assaulted during this tensed stand-off over the incident. It is  learnt that the waste was disposed into a canal flowing adjacent to the Rakbeethakandha Rajamaha Viharaya in Karandagolla.

According to our correspondent, the member of the clergy is receiving in- house treatment at the hospital.

Residents on Sunday, staged a protest over this incident. The protestors carried out their protest and also blocked  a vehicle carrying Iranian nationals. Police said that the driver of the bowser and an Iranian national were arrested.

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