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Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 15:35
Curfew in few areas in Galle lifted; Police says situation peaceful
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Police said that the tense situation which had erupted in few areas in the Galle Police division has been brought under control.

Police curfew imposed following the tense situation, was lifted at 9 this morning.

Curfew was imposed for Gingthota – East, Gingthota – West, Welipiti Modara, Maha-hapugala, Rukwaththa, Piyadigama and Kurunduwaththa.

20 persons have been arrested while statements have been obtained by several others.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Law and Order and Southern Province Development issuing a communiqué also said that the situation has returned to normalcy.
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