Chameera Koswatte arrested for protesting against the Kotelawala Act

Chameera Koswatte arrested for protesting against the Kotelawala Act

4 August 2021 08:47 am

Frontline Socialist Party's publicity secretary Pubudu Jayagoda said that the Weliweriya Police have arrested Chameera Koswatte, a member of the Political Bureau of the FSP, who was protesting against the Kotelawala Defense University Act near the Parliament Roundabout yesterday (03).

He said that the Weliweriya Police had taken him to the Peliyagoda Special Crimes Division and handed him over to the Thalangama Police.

He further stated that a political activist named Koshila Hansamali who participated in the protest was arrested at her residence in Padukka last night and taken to the Thalangama Police.

Accordingly, the government has launched a massive crackdown on political activists against the Kotelawala Defense University Act, he said.