The Criminal Investigations Department has been tasked to conduct an investigation on the attack on peaceful protestors at GotaGoGama protest site in Galle Face, said Police Headquarters on Today (10).
7 people have died and 231 people were injured in yesterday’s (9) clashes around the country.
A meeting at Temple Trees was organized by the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Local Government Members Forum and saw hundreds in attendance.
Following this meeting, the pro-government supporters attacked the MynaGoGama protest site near Temple Trees and dismantled the camp.
Thereafter, they moved to the main protest site in Galle Face known as GotaGoGama and destroyed several tents and assaulted peaceful protestors.