Police complaint on 10 May


Colombo Additional Magistrate Shalani Perera, on Friday (6) ordered the complaint filed before her, by the Fort Police, against the Galle Face Protest to be taken up before Colombo Chief Magistrate Nandana Amerasinghe on 10 May.

The Police have complained that the ongoing protest being conducted opposite the Presidential Secretariat at Galle Face, by a group of youth, has inconvenienced the public.

The Additional Magistrate gave this order having perused a request made by State Counsel Samindra Wickrema, who appeared on behalf of the Attorney General.

The State Counsel urged Magistrate Perera, to issue an order for the hearing of the case on the said date, based on mutual agreement of the plaintiffs and the respondents.

By Hansi Nanayakkara