Leading Aragalaya activist Dhaniz Ali arrested aboard flight to Dubai
Posted in Local News
A leading Galle Face protest site activist Dhaniz Ali has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) while trying to leave for Dubai on a flight from the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this evening (July 26), Police said.
Social Media footage showed the infight arrest by CID officers despite the passengers onboard protesting against the move.
The Police media unit said that there was an arrest warrant against the suspect.
Police said he was connected to the incident on July 13 where activists stormed into the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) and attempted to disrupt telecasts.
Never running away from the law! Just keen to go and send dollars to motherland!
The unbelievable thing is preparation of the CID or whatever officials went to detain this guy. No preparation whatsoever. No force, back up available to employ if the situation deteriorate and become necessary. Eunuchs are better than this. Because of the cowardice, inability to uphold the law, curfew, court orders the situation in the country became ungovernable. Guys, if you cannot do your job, just resign and find something you can or want to do. It cannot go both ways.
Immigration- Emigration and CID and Police are behaving like meeharakas here. In any other country they would have asked passengers to evacuate the plane in an orderly manner quickly due to an emergency. Then either could have apprehended while this monkey while existing the plane or inside the building without any of these fiasco and developing a dangerous situation. No preparation whatsoever. No warrant, not physically fit to apprehend somebody resisting the arrest, no weapons or back up to control the mob if the situation get out of hand, no handcuffs, do not seem to know a single thing about immobilising techniques used in controlling people during arrest. What a country!!
Bingo! One down, quite a few more to go! These lawless scum must be taught a lesson that in a civil society, especially in a democracy with an elected parliament by us the populace, we punish the elected slobs by dumping them at the next polls and not by resort to assault/murder, burning of public/private property, vandalism, etc. As for the statement that some fellow passengers are reported to have protested, it makes me wonder how many more of ‘wanted’ (but not found yet) were in that plane!