Student leaders detained under PTA, remanded

Student leaders detained under the PTA were remanded on Thursday (17) evening just hours away from when the 90-day detention order on them was to come to an end.

The Convener of the Inter Univesity Student’s Federation Wasantha Mudalige, and Convener of the Inter University Bhikku Federation Venerable Galwewa Siridhamma Thero who are detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act for 90-days, were remanded by the court.

Colombo Additional Magistrate N. L. Mahawatte ordered for the duo to be remanded based on the request made by the Terrorist Investigation Division to remand them until Attorney General’s advice is obtained.

The 90-day detention period for Wasantha Mudalige, and Venerable Galwewa Siridhamma Thero was to end on Friday (18).

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