Hanguranketha police fired in the air to disperse a group of protestors. The police fired 38 warning shots to disperse the protest in which nearly two hundred people participated.
Despite the notification of the police, the group behaved riotously and the police also tried to enter the police by overturning the main gate. This group is protesting due to the delay in arresting a suspect in the death of a person due to an assault.
In addition, another group of people pelted stones at the police, the police said.