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Pohottuwa CMC member K.G Kulatissa arrested for CPC unrest

Pohottuwa politico and Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) member K.G Kulatissa has been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) in connection to the unrest at the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) on October 29. 

The Police arrested him for being part of an illegal gathering, acting in a disorderly manner and obstructing the duty of Police Officers. He will be presented to the Aluthkade No. 1 Magistrates Court today. 

On CPC staffer lost his life during the fracas after the group attacked the former Minister of Petroleum Arjuna Ranatunga, prompting one of his guards to fire at the crowd. CCTV footage later revealed the mob was led by several local government members of the SLPP.

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