The Welikada Police today (3) arrested and released the leader of the Nava Sihala Urumaya, Sarath Manamendra.
The Welikada Police arrested Manamendra today for allegedly threatening two persons with a fire arm during a dispute.
Local media reports stated that Manamendra had threatened a trishaw driver and his partner when they had allegedly tried to steal money from him.
Manamendra had taken the two persons to the Welikada Police and the three of them were arrested by the police.
However, Manamendra was released after all parties agreed to amicably settle the dispute.