Curfew re-imposed in Gampaha & NW province

2019-05-15 at 17:38

Police curfew will be re-imposed within the Gampaha Police Division and in the North-Western Province from 7pm today till 4 tomorrow morning.

Speaking during a media briefing in Colombo, Police Media Spokesperson Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara said the decision was taken to defuse the volatile situation in the areas and to maintain law and order.

The Police Media Spokesperson requested the public to refrain from violating curfew regulations and to corporate with law enforcement agencies.

Curfew was imposed following several incidents of unrest that broke out in certain areas of the island from Sunday.