May 13, 2019

Curfew in the North- Western province until further notice

Police Curfew has been imposed with immediate effect for the entire North Western Province.

Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara noted that the police curfew was imposed due to the tense situation in the province.

The curfew will be in effect until further notice.

Earlier today (13) police curfew was imposed on Rasnayakapura, Kobeigane, Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya, Dummalasuriya, and Hettipola police divisions.

Police curfew was imposed last night (12) at Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya, and Dummalasuriya areas owing to a tense situation in the area. The curfew was lifted at 6 am this morning. Police curfew was imposed within Chilaw city limits in order to control a tense situation. The curfew originally set to be lifted at 6 am today was lifted at 4 am.

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