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Dayarathna Thera remanded till October 9

Venerable Akmeemana Dayarathana Thera, who was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD), was remanded till October 9 by the Mt.Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today.

The Thera was arrested earlier today in connection with the incident in Mt. Lavinia on September 26, in which a group of protesters allegedly harassed the group of 31 Myanmar refugees.

The CCD also arrested a 40-year-old Raveendra Warnajith Perera, a resident of Nugegoda after surrendering to the CCD this morning.

He was also remanded till October 9 by the Mt.Lavinia Magistrate.