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* Courts reject police requests for restraining JO protests tomorrow
Tue, Sep 4, 2018, 06:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 04, Colombo: Sri Lankan courts have rejected requests made by the police to restrain the protest marches planned by the joint opposition tomorrow.

The Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court today rejected a request made by the Cinnamon Gardens Police for the court to issue an order to make the joint opposition to conduct the rally in a manner that would not inconvenience the public.

Meanwhile, the Colombo Additional Magistrate has rejected a request made by Welikada Police seeking a court order prohibiting the Joint Opposition from protesting within its jurisdiction.

The Fort Magistrate’s Court also rejected a request made by the Kollupitiya Police for a restraining order on the Joint Opposition protest rally from entering into Kollupitiya Police division.

The anti-government 'Janabalaya Kolambata' protest organized by the Joint Opposition is scheduled to be held in Colombo tomorrow.

 

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