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Roshen’s family holds protests . .


The family members of slain factory worker-Roshen Chanaka today launched a silent protest calling for more compensation and details of the report compiled by a one-man committee on the incident.

The ‘Sathyagraha’ was held opposite the police station inside the Investment Promotion Zone (IPZ) at Katunayake earlier this morning.

The family is also demanding Rs. Five million as compensation from the authorties.

The family also claimed today that various promises made to them by the authorities at the time of the incident have not been fulfilled as yet.

They added that the one-man commission findings on the incident must be shown to the family at the very earliest.

They further alleged that the final funeral arrangements of the slain factory hand that was killed by police on July 01 was carried out under pressure from certain quarters in the government.

The family intends to hold similar protests on the first of each month.

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