Sri Lankan Government ordered to detain 2 protesters for 3 months

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Ministry of Defense had allowed the Police to keep two protesters including the convener of the Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) Wasantha Mudalige who had been arrested during a protest march held in Colombo yesterday on 18th August, under detention for three month period to question him under the Terrorism Prevention Act.

Ministry Of Defense had authorized the Police to keep protesters Wasantha Mudalige and Hashan Gunathilake for a three month period to question under the powers vested with the Defense Minister from the Terrorism Prevention Act.

Meanwhile 16 other protesters including a Buddhist Monk who were detained yesterday whilst attending the Anti government protest march held in Colombo were released on bail by the Colombo Fort Magistrate Court yesterday (August 19).

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