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Cardinal requests Govt. to close liquor shops in Negombo

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Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, has requested the government to close all the liquor shops in the Negombo area in the aftermath of what transpired at Poruthota yesterday. 

A tense situation erupted between two groups following a verbal clash between two individuals. A police curfew was then imposed within the Negombo Police Division until 7 a.m. today following the tense situation. Video by Sanjeewa Pix by Nisal Baduge

Video by Sanjeewa

Pix by Nisal Baduge

  Comments - 4

  • wickremasinghe dilip Monday, 06 May 2019 12:58 PM

    I feel the Cardinal is going a little to far.Please do not get involved in political and the security affairs. What you did to calm down the different communities, are well appreciated. Thank you Sir.

    Ragula Monday, 06 May 2019 05:45 PM

    100% correct.

    Appu Monday, 06 May 2019 01:16 PM

    No human is responsible for the problem. Only liquor shop is the reason to start a problem. That is human nature, putting the blame on others head.

    DillonDP Monday, 06 May 2019 05:26 PM

    When you touch on booze cardinal your definitely going beyond your boundaries.

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