Yesterday (17) 06 people who attacked the Thilipan memorial in Trincomalee have been arrested by the police today (18). (Sri Lanka Latest News)
Four people were arrested by the China Bay Police and two people were arrested by the Trincomalee Police. Three people arrested by China Bay Police are residents of Wijesekarapura, Trincomalee. The other person is a resident of Sardhapura. The two arrested by the Trincomalee Police are residents of Manayaveli and Sumedhankarapura.
The attack was carried out by this group at Dhammarathana Piriven intersection, which turns towards Trincomalee Sardhapura Chinavaraya.
At that time, Member of Parliament Selvarasa Gajendran, who was marching in the parade, was also attacked by the group.
After that attack, TNA MP MA Sumanthiran requested President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Public Security Minister Tiran Alas and Foreign Affairs Minister Ali Sabri to take action against the criminals who attacked Selvaraja Kajendran
Also, MP Sumanthiran condemned the assault in front of the police officers in a tweet.
However, the police said that an investigation was started last night in connection with this incident.