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Monday, 06 May 2019 - 7:35
Police curfew imposed in Negombo lifted at 7 am today, Social media blocked once again
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Police curfew imposed to the areas under the Negombo police division owing to a tense situation which erupted between two groups in the Negombo – Kochchikade- Poruthota area has been lifted at 7 am.

Police curfew was imposed with effect from last night in areas of Negombo, Kochchikade, Katunayake, Diwulapitiya, Kotadeniyaawa, Pamunugama, Raddolugama, Seeduwa, Dungalpitiya and Kataana.

The police STF had also been deployed in order to contain the tense situation which had erupted in the area.

Further, the government information department director general, Nalaka Kaluwewa noted that owing to the situation which erupted in the Negombo police division, social media including facebook has been temporarily blocked.

Meanwhile, the tri member committee appointed to investigate into the Easter Sunday attacks, are to hand over its report to president Maithreepala Sirisena today.

A tri-member committee was appointed by the president on the 22nd of April to investigate into the terrorist attacks which took place.

The committee is headed by Supreme court judge, justice Vijith Malalgoda, and former IGP N.K Illagakoon and Former ministerial secretary Padmasiri Jayamanne serves as its members.





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