People barred from gathering near S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike statue at Galle Face

Court decision

The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s court today issued an order preventing anyone from reaching within a 50 metre radius of the S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike statue located at the Galle face in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The order was issued by Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamageafter taking into consideration a request made by the Colombo Fort Police.

The police presented submissions to the, citing reports of impending damages to the statue by those who are engaged in protests there.