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Thursday, 08 March 2018 - 8:13
Curfew continues in Kandy, help center to crackdown violence
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Police Media spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera says that the curfew imposed at 4 pm last evening (Mar. 07) in the district of Kandy in accordance with Emergency Regulations will be effective until 4 pm this evening (Mar. 08).

SP Ruwan Gunasekera further said that the general public is requested to refrain from loitering in public places.

The triforces and the STF, as well as police personnel, have been deployed to maintain law and order.

A help centre has been established to assist with taking necessary measures to contain outbursts that lead to destructive activities.

The Government Information Department said that this centre would be operational throughout the day and night, at the office of the Chief of Defence Staff

Information regarding any disturbances could be informed to the authorities by contacting the hotline: 0711 261 261.

Meanwhile, the Education Department decided yesterday that all government schools in the Kandy Administrative District will remain closed until further notice.

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