A person was arrested for posting a Facebook post insulting the security forces.

A person involved in spreading hateful and hateful comments through social media has been arrested in Galle area. The arrested suspect is a twenty-seven-year-old resident of Galle Fort area. The suspect, who was arrested under emergency regulations, has been remanded till August 8 by the court.

Southern Province Computer Crimes Division of the Criminal Investigation Department is conducting further investigations to arrest the people who published comment supporting the original post.

Earlier, police launched an investigation on the posts posted on social media threatening parliamentarians.