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Arrests Made On Post Election Violence

Mar 19, 2011 10:47:52 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Police Department says that several persons have been taken into custody for their alleged involvement in post election violence.

Police Spokesperson SP Preshantha Jayakody has told the media that following the conclusion of the local government elections, the police have arrested six persons in connection with post election violence incidents.

Election monitors meanwhile have recorded several incidents of post election violence.

The Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CAFFE) has told the media that Matara, Galle, Kandy, Hambantota and Badulla Districts have recorded several incidents of post election violence.