The convener of the Inter University Students’ Federation, Sanjeewa Bandara has been arrested in Thihagoda in Matara.
Police said that Sanjeewa was arrested after they received a tip off that he was carrying an illegal firearm on the motor bike he was travelling in.
However, police said he did not possess a frearm at the time of arrest.
While another person, who was accompanying Sanjeewa Bandara was also arrested, police said that they were being questioned.
Meanwhile, issuing a release, the Inter University Students’ Federation has called for the immediate release of Sanjeewa Bandara.
Source: News First