Police curfew will be imposed in the Puttalam District and Kochchikade in Negombo from 4.30 pm today to assist in the measures being adopted to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country, Police said.
Curfew will be imposed in Puttalam, Anamaduwa, Kalpitiya, Karuwalagaswewa, Mundalama, Nawagaththegama, Pallama, Wanathawilluwa, Udappuwa, Norochcholai and in the Saliyawewa police areas in the Puttalam Division.
Curfew will also be imposed in police areas of Chilaw, Dankotuwa, Koswatta, Madampe, Marawila, Wennappuwa and Arachchikattuwa in the Chilaw Police Division.
Police said there were no restrictions on public transport and essential services during the curfew and that the curfew would not affect the process of handing over of nominations.
Rather having Police curfew in few areas, Why can't the President shut the whole country for 2 or 3 weeks to sort this virus.
Ranjith Wednesday, 18 March 2020 02:05 PM
Country is bankrupt cannot settle its debts our economy is ranked 140th country in the world we have a useless leader only vision is decarations and cleaning roads
Leo Wednesday, 18 March 2020 03:02 PM
Get your head checked
xaber Wednesday, 18 March 2020 03:03 PM
Yes and it's the fault of the president who got elected only 4 months ago.
Gummay Baiyya Wednesday, 18 March 2020 08:39 PM
Don't worry! We have a CIA agent that can fumigate debt whether its Chinese, IMF or any other with MilleniumC.
R. Gunatilleka Wednesday, 18 March 2020 03:31 PM
Our president is paying for the sins of our previous leaders and also he is the only leader who is not into pomp and pageantry. He is the most simplest and the most sincere leader we’ve had so far. Most of us have faith and confidence in him
Ram Thursday, 19 March 2020 01:34 AM
The curfew will prevent the prospective candidates from getting ready with their papers for the nominations. This is a dirty game by those in power who fear a threat of losing
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