The JVP has expressed willingness to appear before any independent investigation in relation to the violence reported on the 9th of May.
Party leader Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake speaking in Parliament today said JVP supporters were not involved in the unrest and destruction caused on the 9th.
The MP said the JVP movement has been repeatedly battered by the state while today allegations are being levelled that they instigated the violence on the 9th.
MP Dissanayake said 11 individuals were arrested in Anuradhapura, Kegalle, Deniyaya, Devundara, and Kamburupitiya and reiterated that JVP supporters were not among the suspects.
The JVP leader also charged that the Inspector General of Police has informed that among 186 Policemen, 182 are political appointments.
The Parliamentarian also charged that the violence on the 9th was instigated by former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and was well planned.
Joining the debate, MP Arundika Fernando said among the 400 people arrested over the violence, the IGP has informed that 150 persons are JVP supporters.
Refuting the claims, the JVP leader challenged the government to conduct an independent investigation adding that they believe in political democracy.