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Gampaha SP called the Army on Rathupaswala incident
[ Friday, 30 August 2013, 04:31.00 AM GMT +05:30 ]
During proceedings held at the Gampaha Chief Magistrate's Court on the Rathupaswala incident yesterday (29).

It was revealed that the Superintendent of Police (SP) for Gampaha, had called the Army to disperse the protesters, who were engaged in a demonstration, demanding pure drinking water. President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL), Upul Jayasuriya, who appeared on behalf of the aggrieved party, told the Chief Magistrate, Tikiri Jayatilaka, that it had not been revealed as to who had called the Army to come to Rathupaswala and attack the protesters.

Officers of Police Crime Division, Colombo, informed Court the SP for Gampaha had called the Army with the intention of dispersing the protesters with the assistance of the police.

This information had not been revealed up to yesterday (29) since the incident took place on 1 August...which was 29 days ago, Court was further informed.

Three persons who were injured in the incident at Rathupaswala also gave evidence in Court yesterday.

The case was put off till 6 September.

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