Activists remanded for protest at PUCSL

Activists remanded for protest at PUCSL

by Staff Writer 24-1-2023 | 6:56 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st) - The Spokesperson for the Samagi United Trade Union Balavegaya Ananda Palitha, and Secretary of the Electricity Users' Association Dhammika Sanjeewa, who visited the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka recently to inquire about the attempt to hike electricity tariffs, were arrested on Monday (23) night and were produced in court on Tuesday (24).

They were charged with criminal influence and were remanded to the 26th of January 2023 by Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage.

The case was filed against them for protesting against the members of the Public Utilities Commission during a protest opposite the PUCSL in Colombo.