PMD says ‘Extremist Group’ behind unruly behavior

PMD says ‘Extremist Group’ behind unruly behavior

PMD says ‘Extremist Group’ behind unruly behavior

Written by Teena Marian

01 Apr, 2022 | 9:28 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The President’s Media Division announced on Friday (1) that an organized group of extremists were among those who were protesting at Jubilee Post, Nugegoda.

The statement noted that the group acted in an unruly manner, and noted that this group armed with iron clubs, machetes, and sticks, had provoked the protesters and marched towards the President’s residence in Pengiriwatte, Mirihana.

The President’s Media Division in a statement noted that most of those who acted in a violent manner were arrested, and it was identified that a majority of them were an organized group of extremists.

They have spearheaded the campaign calling for an Arab Spring in Sri Lanka.

The President’s Media Division also said that those who were arrested revealed that this unruly situation was created with the intention of enraging the public via planned anonymous social media gatherings.

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