Sri Lanka Police as we speak mentioned authorized motion can be taken towards the organisers of the protest staged by the nation’s fundamental opposition celebration, the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), for defying pandemic well being tips by holding a public protest yesterday.
The SJB held a protest in Colombo with a number of 1000’s flocking to register a myriad of points from excessive value of residing to scarcity of necessities.
SJB MP Harsha de Silva mentioned most of their activists have been prevented from travelling by buses from the outer districts to town by the police, who had positioned roadblocks to show again activists.
The SJB chief Sajith Premadasa vowed to take the combat to the federal government in his motion termed as ending the ‘queue period’.
“We’re within the strategy of taking authorized motion,” police spokesman Nihal Thalduwa advised reporters as we speak.
He mentioned the protest was organised in violation of the pandemic well being tips.
The SJB charged that the federal government had resorted to utilizing well being tips for political functions by curbing democratic dissent.
The Director Basic Well being Providers issued new well being tips severely proscribing the actions beneath the pandemic state of affairs.
The federal government parliamentarians accused the SJB of organising the protest to set off one other wave of the pandemic and thereby inconvenience the federal government.
–With companies inputs