A total of 19 persons have been arrested in connection to the Inter-University Student’s Federation (IUSF) protest that was held at Union Place yesterday.
According to reports, out of the arrested persons, 16 have been produced in court and granted bail.
However, activist and moderator of the Movement for Land and Agricultural Reform (MONLAR) Moderator, Chinthaka Rajapakshe has been remanded till the 26th of August.
The Police are likely to obtain detention orders against IUSF convener Wasantha Mudalige, Galwewa Siridhamma Thero, and Hashan Jeevantha.
The three IUSF members are reportedly currently being held at the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID).
Meanwhile, the Police are to request detention orders for three of the arrested including the IUSF convener Wasantha Mudalige. (NewsWire)