NPC member Raviharan arrested

Northern Provincial Council (NPC) Member T. Raviharan was arrested by the Mullaitivu Police

this afternoon on charges of unlawful assembly and damaging public properties during a protest held on August 2.

The 57-year-old councillor is a resident of Kallapadu, Mullaitivu-North.

Police said the councillor had damaged the

Mullaitivu Fisheries Inspection Office during a protest held against the use of illegal netting.

The councillor was to be produced in the Mullaitivu Magistrate’s Court.