Colombo: In Sri Lanka, the army took control of the President’s Secretariat while raiding an anti-government protest camp and arresting several people.
According to media reports, Sri Lankan forces attacked anti-government protesters, resulting in several arrests.
According to reports, forces also dismantled anti-government protest camps outside the President’s office in Colombo.
The British media says that during this time, the forces also tortured the journalists and took away their mobile phones.
During the operation of the police and forces, the arrest of 9 persons including 2 injured has been confirmed.
This latest action by the forces in Sri Lanka has come after the swearing-in of the country’s new President Wickremesinghe on Thursday.
Sri Lanka’s newly-elected president had signaled tough action against anti-government protesters after his election.
Apart from this, the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Dinesh Gunawardena, also took the oath of office on Friday.
Senior Sri Lankan politician Dinesh Gunawardena is considered loyal to the Rajapaksa famil