Sixteen people further remanded over Theldeniya violence

Sixteen people have been further remanded over the violence in Theldeniya, Kandy recently.

The 16 people were produced before the Theldeniya Magistrate today who ordered that they be remanded till April 2nd.

Meanwhile, eight others who had also been in remand were acquitted.

The suspects had been accused of being part of the mob which attached Muslim owned property in Theldeniya, Kandy recently. (Colombo Gazette)