Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and six others were arrested today over the protest staged in Hambantota last week.
Joint opposition members D.V. Chanaka and Prasanna Ranaweera were also among those arrested.
They were produced before a Magistrate and remanded till October 16.
They were arrested after being questioned by the Hambantota Police this evening.
Namal Rajapaksa and the joint opposition took part in a protest in Hambantota last Friday against the Government. (Colombo Gazette)