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Reuters journalist arrested for trespassing in Negombo

Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui. Image credit: Twitter

Katana police yesterday (2) arrested a Reuters journalist who had allegedly attempted to enter the premises of a school in Negombo without permission, police said.

The journalist has been identified as Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist working for Reuters in India.

Siddiqui was arrested upon a complaint filed by the principal of the school.

The suspect has been remanded until 15 May.