Police impose seven day ban on processions
Apr 8, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Inspector General of Police Mahinda Balasuriya yesterday thanked Senior DIG (elections) Gamini Navaratne and his staff, candidates, three Security Forces, Police and State officers and the public who assisted the police to ensure a fair and peaceful General Election 2010.
No processions, no meetings are allowed to be held in public for the next seven days. The candidates and their supporters could enjoy their victory peacefully without violating the law. The IGP appealed to the public to assist the police to maintain law and order in the country.
The IGP also thanked the party supporters for their assistance to the Police and the three Forces during the election day.
The IGP said that certain groups alleged that the election was not fair but those allegations had proved false.