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Sri Lankan Police arrest three persons for setting fire to PM Wickremesinghe's private residence

13:18, Sunday, 10 July, 2022
Sri Lankan Police arrest three persons for setting fire to PM Wickremesinghe's private residence

Sri Lankan police on Sunday arrested three people for setting Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's private residence on fire a day earlier, amidst massive anti-government protests, media reports said. A group of irate protesters on Saturday entered Wickremesinghe's private residence at Cambridge Place here and set it on fire amid a massive public protest in the country over the unprecedented economic crisis.

Among those arrested include a 19-year-old Mount Lavinia resident and two residents of Galle, aged 24 and 28 respectively, web portal Colombo Page reported, quoting the Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Talduwa.

Sri Lankan Police arrest three persons for setting fire to PM Wickremesinghe's private residence
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