12 people arrested for protesting opposite Carlton House, released on bail

12 people arrested for protesting opposite Carlton House, released on bail

12 people arrested for protesting opposite Carlton House, released on bail

Written by Zulfick Farzan

05 Apr, 2022 | 9:30 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); 12 people who were arrested for protesting opposite Carlton House in Tangalle were released on bail on Tuesday (5).

The group was arrested for unlawful assembly, causing damage to a bus (charged under the Public Property Act), and causing injuries to Police officers.

News 1st correspondents said the group was produced to the Tangalle Acting Magistrate at 1 AM on Tuesday (5).

18 lawyers were present to appear on behalf of the 12 people who were arrested.

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