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