Two youths who posed atop Mihintale Chaitya remanded until Feb 27

20 February 2019 - 36   - 0

Two youths who were arrested for posing atop a chaitya at the Mihintale Viharaya have been remanded until Feb 27.

The remand order was issued by Anuradhapura Chief Magistrate and Additional District Judge J. Prasanna Samarasinge who also rejected a bail application filed on behalf of the suspects.

Meanwhile, court also ordered the OIC Chief Inspector of the Mihintale Police to produce a report on the investigations being carried out into the incident.

The suspects have been identified as 18-year old Jalaldeen Rizni Ahamed a resident of Muttur and 20-year old Razik Mohamed Jiffry.

They were identified as students of a private college in Thihariya.



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