Tense situation at Religious centre in Kottawa

Sunday, 24 March 2013 - 13:25


A tense situation was witnessed adjacent to a religious centre located next to the Kottawa filling station this morning.


Buddhists monks aided by area residents had surrounded the centre staging a protest.


According to police a tense situation had arisen when protesters had attempted to enter into the centre.


Subsequently the situation had been brought under control through assistance of police, while vehicular traffic along the Highlevel road had been momentarily hampered.