The Police fired tear gas and water cannons on a protest organised by the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) near the Presidential Secretariat today.
The protest was organised to push for the release of BBS General Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera.
The protesters sat near the Presidential Secretariat entrance and protested.
The Police ordered the protesters to leave but since they refused to do so the Police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse them. (Colombo Gazette)