Island wide police curfew

Sunday, 21 April 2019

A police curfew has been declared across the island for a period of 12 hours, according to the President’s Media Division.

The curfew will be imposed from 6.00 pm today (21 April) until the 6.00 am tomorrow morning (22 April).

The public is requested to remain within their homes or indoors during this time period.

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara to imposed an island-wide police curfew in the country.