Police Media Spokesman SP Buddhika Siriwardhana says that the police curfew that had been imposed in Grandpass, ended at seven this morning.
The SP said that the police curfew was imposed yesterday as well from 6 p.m. till 7 this morning as a result of the tense situation that had cropped up in grandpas between two factions day-before-yesterday.
In this connection the police requested the people to act in a way that law and peace would be protected.
Meanwhile a special discussion was held at the Religious Affairs Ministry last afternoon with regard to the situation that had arisen.
Minister Paatalee Champika Ranawaka expressing his views to media after the discussion stated as follows.