LANKA E-NEWS EDITOR BENNET RUPASINGHE ARRESTED

The editor of the Lanka e news website Bennet Rupasinghe has been arrested by the Wellampitiya police.

Police media spokesperson SP Prishantha Jayakody said that Rupasinghe was arrested based on a threat that has been made.

Rupasinghe is said to have threatened a brother of a suspect identified as “Boothaya” who had allegedly been involved in an arson attack on the Lanka e news website office.

The police spokesperson also said that Bennet Rupasinghe will be produced before court today.

However he was summoned to the Wellampitiya police this morning to make a statement.

 

Courtesy: News First

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