Five more suspects have been arrested over the unrest and violence reported on the 9th of May in Galle Face and opposite the Temple Trees.
The group was arrested last afternoon as part of investigations by the Criminal Investigation Department into the unrest on the 9th of May.
The suspects include a Councillor of the Moratuwa Municipal Council, a personal secretary of the Moratuwa Mayor, and a security officer and a health worker at the Moratuwa Municipal Council. Police said the suspects between the ages of 39 and 55 are residents of Moratuwa.
The group will be produced before the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today.