Police & armed forces empowered to use necessary force to prevent violence – Defence Sec

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Police and armed forces are empowered to use necessary force against those who endanger or harm the general public and public or private property during tomorrow’s protests, Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) stated.

Accordingly, strict action will be taken against those who endanger or harm the general public, engage in anti-social activities, and damage property.

Speaking to the media, Gen. Gunaratne (Retd) further warned that certain groups of persons will attend these demonstrations with ulterior motives, intending to incite violence amongst the public.

Mass demonstrations are scheduled to take place tomorrow (09), demanding that the Rajapaksa regime step down.

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  1. Kamal Guanaratne is walking the tight rope daring a UN investigation and prosecution.
    It is time some of these war criminals got hauled away to serve a life sentence somewhere off in a hell hole.

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