Muslim-owned restaurant set on fire

March 11, 2018 

In the early hours of the morning, the Madeena Muslim Hotel in Anamaduwa was set on fire by seven youth who arrived on motorcycles. The restaurant was completely destroyed. The perpetrators were arrested on 12th March, and according to the police, they would all be charged under emergency regulations. Buddhist monks in the area condemned the incident aimed at inciting communal violence.