All protestors arrested on Wednesday test negative for Covid-19

All protestors arrested on Wednesday test negative for Covid-19

22 male teachers, 16 female teachers, and six outsiders were arrested on Wednesday (04 Aug) n connection to the protest staged in front of the Presidential Secretariat, said the Police Media Spokesperson Senior DIG Ajith Rohana.

After being subjected to Rapid Antigen Tests by the Colombo Municipal Council all 44 arrestees have tested negative for Covid-19, Sri Lanka Police stated.

The suspects will be produced before the Colombo Magistrate’s Court on Thursday (05 Aug), while statements have been recorded from the arrested individuals, the Police Media Spokesperson said.