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All 130 persons who were arrested during the yesterday’s clash that took place at the Jaffna Court premises were remanded till June 03 by Jaffna Magistrate when they were produced before courts this morning.

Yesterday’s incident took place outside the court complex when the rape and murder case of the 17-year-girl was taken up for hearing. Angry protesters stoned the court building and nearby parked vehicle demanding the suspects to be hanged.

Police were forced to use tear gas in order to disperse the crowd of people who had gathered at the vicinity of the court complex.