Riot police had arrested 25 protesters after dispersing a Protest march conducted by the Inter University Students Federation along with other public groups in Colombo last evening (August 30).
The Protest march was held opposing the Implementation of Terrorism prevention Act and demanding the release of those protesters arrested under the Act.
Hundreds of Protesters were attended the protest march commenced from the Elphinstone Theater in Colombo this evening and near the Technical junction and in front of the Health Ministry Riot police had used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the protest march.
The protesters had regrouped and begun the march after being tear gassed near the Technical college junction. But were dispersed near the Health Ministry by the riot police against. Police officers had seen them running after the protesters to arrest them.