May 19, 2022

Court rejects police request to block IUSF protest Featured

The Colombo Magistrate Court has rejected a request made by the police to prevent the planned Inter University Students Federation protest at the Polduwa Junction today (19).

The police had sought a court order to prevent the protest.

Police had noted that the protestors could block the MPs way, violating the MPs privileges.

However, the Colombo Additional Magistrate - Harshana Kekunawala said that if violence broke out at some point, the police were capable of acting according to the powers vested in them.