Two youths arrested for taking photos on top of Cheithiya

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By Dayarathne Ambogama and Athula Bandara   

Two youths aged 18 and 20 were taken into custody by the Archaeological Department officers for allegedly taking selfies on top of one of the retinue Cheithiyas in Mihintale yesterday, police said.  


They said the two Muttur youth – R. M. Jibri (20), J. R. Ahmed (18) were students of an Arabic Language Learning Centre in Nittambuwa.   

The suspects are to be produced in the Anuradhapura Magistrate’s courts tomorrow.