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Over 100 arrested in Sri Lanka violence

[Gulf Times, Sunday, 28 March 2010 10:34 No Comment]

More than 100 people have been arrested in Sri lanka following violence in the run-up to parliamentary elections on April 8, reports said yesterday.

“We have arrested 102 people and 234 more are to be arrested,” Gamini Navaratne, the deputy inspector general of police, told reporters yesterday. Navaratne said party supporters were being misled by candidates to indulge in violence. Election monitors said intra-party clashes rather than inter-party rivalry had led to the growing number of violent incidents.

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