An individual has been arrested with canisters of tear gas believed to be stolen during a protest held at the Polduwa junction on the 13th of July.
The suspect is a 40-year-old resident of Battaramulla.
Police had brought canisters of tear gas in a three-wheeler on the day of the protest and according to officials; protesters had robbed some of the canisters.
Several others were also arrested previously over the incident.
The suspect is scheduled to be produced before the Hultsdorf Magistrate’s Court today.
The Welikada Police is conducting further investigation.