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Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 21:52
CEB chairman freed by riot police - CEB workers to strike from tomorrow
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Riot police freed CEB Chairman, who was held forcefully by striking workers at his office.

A group of workers attached to the Ceylon Electricity Board surrounded the CEB headquarters in Colombo.

Our correspondents say that the protestors have forcefully entered the CEB Chairman’s office and held him by force.

CEB workers staged a protest in front of the headquarters this morning.

Later, the chairman was held by force after a discussion between the workers and the chairman of the Ministry failed.

Meanwhile, Ceylon Electricity Board workers say they will commence an indefinite islandwide strike from tomorrow(Jan.17), accusing that they have been assaulted at the CEB headquarters incident.



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