The former convenor of the Ruhunu University Students’ Union Anthony Veranga Pushpika has been arrested on charges of holding protests in violation of court orders and damaging public property.
The Police said Pushpika was arrested in front of the Fort railway station last afternoon for his participation in the protests that were held in Fort on 09th June and in front of the Isurupaya in Battaramulla on 10th June 2022.
The 27-year-old resident of Dhodamduwa has been handed over to the Colombo- Fort Police for further investigations.
The Police said investigations have revealed that he is the former convenor of the Ruhunu University Students’ Union and he has been suspended from the university.
They added that the suspect will be produced before the Fort Magistrate’s Court today. (NewsWire)