Nathasha Edirisooriya arrested at airport over remarks on Buddhism

28 May 2023 01:02 am – 0      – 2982



Nathasha Edirisooriya, who made certain disrespectful remarks on Buddhism, has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) a short while ago while attempting to leave the country, Police said.

On Saturday, the CID launched an inquiry following a complaint that the suspect had allegedly made disrespectful remarks on Buddhist philosophy and culture as well as Christianity during a stand-up comedy show in Colombo recently.

Later the suspect in a video online publicly apologized for the controversial statement she had made.