Police+curfew+imposed+in+Chilaw%2C+Kuliyapitiya%2C+Bingiriya+and+Dummalasuriya+lifted+-+Social+media+platforms+including+face+book+temporarily+blocked
Monday, 13 May 2019 - 7:32
Police curfew imposed in Chilaw, Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya and Dummalasuriya lifted - Social media platforms including face book temporarily blocked
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Police curfew imposed with immediate effect yesterday to the city limits of Chilaw, Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya and Dummalasuriya has been lifted.

Owing to a tense situation which erupted last evening onwards in the Chilaw city, police curfew was imposed to contain the situation in the Chilaw city limits which was lifted at 4 am today.

In addition, police curfew was also imposed last night on areas under the purview of the Kuliyapitiya, Bingiriya, Dummalasuriya police divisions which was lifted at 6 am today.

Police noted that currently a peaceful situation prevails in the respective areas.

Meanwhile, Director General of Information Nalaka Kaluwewa says that accessing social media including facebook has been temporarily blocked.
 
He noted that the restriction would be for a short period of time.
 
He added that this measure was taken in order to secure a peaceful situation in the country.
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