Badulla Heated: BBS Members Pelt Stones At 'Muslim Shops'

A tense situation occurred in Badulla this afternoon when a group of Bodu Bala Sena members pelted stones at several 'Muslim shops' in the town following a protest. 

The BBS staged a protest in Badulla today demanding the Police to release several suspects who were arrested for attacking a Muslim shop in the town a few days ago. The suspects, according to Police, are members of the Bodu Bala Sena. They had launched the attack on the grounds that the shop owners had fixed CCTV cameras in fit-on rooms. 

Soon after this fresh development, Police beefed up the security in the area with the assistance of anti-riot squads. No casualties has been reported so far. 

When contacted  by 'Asian Mirror', Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said they were in the process of identifying those who pelted stones at shops in the Badulla town. 

According to Police sources, a heavy police presence is seen in the Badulla town at the moment.

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