Calling Armed Forces to maintain public order: Gazette re-issued

22 May 2020 12:55 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has re-issued an extraordinary gazette notification declaring all the members of the Armed Forces to maintain public order in the country with effect from May 22.

Earlier, the President has issued the Gazette by virtue of the powers vested in him by Section 12 of the Public Security Ordinance (Chapter 40).

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  • Maximus Elephus Friday, 22 May 2020 02:28 PM

    Since this is a Medical Issue and not Terrorism.... isn't it better to have the Medics checking this situation.

    Andrew Silva Friday, 22 May 2020 02:29 PM

    Is the country in disorder now? What is in disorder,is your brain.

    Hans perlee Friday, 22 May 2020 02:43 PM

    That's also a joke.

    Mithula Saturday, 23 May 2020 10:02 AM

    Why Can’t the President take over the country with the military?We don’t want the current 225 parliamentarians they are all jokers!Even if we have elections the same jokers are contesting!

    Samson Saturday, 23 May 2020 04:08 PM

    Mithunas proposal will have the support of people.

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