Leaving the Western Province prohibited from 6.00 am today - expressway restricted from midnight

Thursday, 29 October 2020 - 7:09

Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana stated that traffic on the expressway will be restricted from midnight today.

He made this statement while participating in the 'Pathare Visthare' program on Hiru TV.

Accordingly, he stated that even if one enters the Western Province somehow, they will not be allowed to leave it except in matters of emergency.

Meanwhile, the Police Media Spokesperson further stated that all vehicles leaving the Western Province will be subjected to a special search from 6.00 am this morning.

The DIG said that special road blocks have been set up at the entry and exit points in the Western Province for this purpose.

DIG Ajith Rohana stated that the vehicles leaving from the Western Province has been prohibited except for a matters related to essential services.

He further stated that in such instances the relevant persons can use their service identity card.

The Police Media Spokesperson further stated that public gatherings are prohibited in all provinces and not limited to the Western Province.