The 19 suspects that were detained earlier yesterday, for their alleged involvement in the Galle incident that ensued last night have been remanded till November 30, following a hearing at the Galle Magistrate’s court.
19 persons were arrested for their connection to the tense situation that ensued in Galle previous night (17).
Police media spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekara stated that the curfew that was imposed in several areas of the south was lifted at 9.00am yesterday.
STF personnel were deployed to several regions upon the instruction of IGP Pujith Jayasundara. Accordingly approximately 200 police officers and STF personnel were deployed last night.
Police curfew was imposed in several areas in the Galle District until 9.00am today (18) due to a tense situation, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.