'Police Acted Like Mere Onlookers When Shots Fired At Opposition's Stage'

Police Department is blamed for not acting to keep the shooting in Kolonnawa the previous evening regardless of a few officers being on obligation.

A Shooting occurrence was accounted for the previous evening at the venue of the restriction rally to be held in Kolonnawa today. A furnished gathering opened flame at the phase of the basic restriction's rally in an offer to harm the occasion. The restriction rally was to be tended to by Common Candidate of the resistance Maithripala Sirisena.

Then again, nobody managed wounds because of the episode.

This shooting occurrence happened against a background where the restriction activists claimed that there was "race dread" in the Kolonnawa zone to smother the exercises of the resistance.

Addressing media, Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana affirmed that starting examinations had uncovered that the Police officers who were on obligation had neglected to make essential moves to keep the episode.

He additionally included that an examination was in progress into the occurrence.

In the interim, as per the police, a sum of 75 grievances identifying with decision savagery and damaging of race laws, have been held up in front of the presidential surveys .

The Police Media Spokesperson's office said that a sum of 28 persons have been captured in association with these occurrences.
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