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Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - 9:26
Stringent action to be taken by Government against groups that promote violence
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The Cabinet of Ministers stated that it was decided stern legal action be taken against individuals and groups inciting violence.

A Cabinet statement went on to say that legal action needs to be initiated irrespective of their social status, ethnic or religious background or political affiliations.

It was also stated that law enforcement officials and the Attorney General will be given out instructions to that effect.

The Cabinet statement said that there will be no room for violence and that attention was drawn towards the recent spate of attacks on a few religious venues, shops and business premises.

The statement says that there was no room in Sri Lankan society for such actions and that everyone should stand up against it , to prevent any form of conflict in future.

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