ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka police have arrested six more suspects who had allegedly attended a celebrity birthday party at a luxury hotel in Colombo.
Police media spokesman Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ajith Rohana said on a statement on June 01 that five men and one woman were taken into custody today (01) after checking CCTV footage of the event organised by beautification Chandimal Jayasinghe on May 30, violating an going unofficial COVID-19 lockdown.
Jayasinghe and model Piumi Hansamali were arrested yesterday for attending the event and was later released on bail of Rs 1 million each.
Police have so far identified 12 guests and is perusing CCTV footage to ascertain the identity of other suspected guests, Rohana said. Eight arrests have been arrested in total so far.
The six persons arrested today are to be produced before court, the police spokesman said. (Colombo/June01/2021)