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Two JVP MPs remanded.

Aug 13, 2010 11:16:25 AM - itnnews.lk

A group including JVP Parliamentarians Vijitha Herath and Ajith Kumara, who were accused of behaving in an unruly manner in Galle breaching peace is remanded.

The suspects are accused of assaulting Police Officers in the midst of the demonstration staged in the Galle City last evening. A Police jeep was damaged in the incident.

SSP Galle Keerthi Silva said that five of their officers suffered serious injuries. Seven suspects were apprehended and produced in Courts. Five Police Officers who sustained injuries are receiving treatment at the hospital.

The group including Parliamentarians Vijitha Herath and Ajith Kumara and Provincial Councillor Nalin Hewage, was produced before the Gall Magistrate A.S. Bodaragama last night itself. Accordingly the Magistrate ordered them to be remanded until Monday.