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* Galle Face protesters asked to remove unauthorized structures & vacate state land
Wed, Aug 3, 2022, 09:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police has issued a notice to all the people who are staying against the law in Galle Face and nearby areas asking to remove all structures and vacate the area.

The Colombo Fort Police has informed protesters at Galle Face to immediately remove the unauthorized constructions and cultivation of crops on the land belonging to the government and/or the Urban Development Authority in Galle Face and nearby areas, and stop depriving the people of their inalienable rights.

The Fort Police informed that protesters must leave before 5pm on the 5th of August.

The Police further emphasized that the protesters must adhere to the existing law of the country and in a manner that is not disrupting the public.

The Fort Police notice also stated that legal action will be taken against those who fail to follow the instructions.

 

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