Breach of peace by protestors
Posted on May 8th, 2022

Sri Lanka News

The following vialations of peace reported by the Sri Lankan press today 8th May 2022

Protest blocks traffic at Slave Island Junction (adaderan)

A protest is obstructing vehicular movement at the Slave Island Junction in Colombo.

As per reports, the demonstration is staged by a group of people demanding domestic gas.

Part of High Level Road blocked by protesters reopened for traffic (adaderana)

The part of High Level Road which was blocked by protesters in Nawinna area has been reopened for vehicular movement after nine long hours, says Ada Derana correspondent.

Earlier today (May 08), people who queued up at the Nawinna filling station to purchase LP gas had staged a protest on the High Level Road blocking the traffic at Nawinna.

A tense situation ensued after a group of individuals who identified themselves as residents of the area clashed with the protesters and attempted to reopen the blocked road.

However, the protesters managed to carry on their demonstration after closing off the stretch of the road again.

Later, the demonstration was called off this evening after the police assured the protesters that they would be delivered LP gas cylinders.

Protest on High-Level Road demanding LP gas (adaderan)

The residents of Nawainna area staged a demonstration this morning (May 08) on the High-Level Road demanding liquefied petroleum gas.

According to Ada Derana correspondent, the vehicular movement on the 138 bus route has been blocked at Nawinna as a result.

Gas crisis : Tense situation in Colombo -02 (Video) – Hiru News

Two persons have been arrested for stealing gas from a lorry at Armor Street, Colombo.<br /><br />This resulted in a tense situation in the area.

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