The current situation in Sri Lanka-Judicial action against people staying illegally in the Galle face area

The Ministry of Public Security says that legal action will be taken against the people who stay illegally in the Galle face area.

Its secretary Mr S . Hettiarachchi mentioned that legal action will be taken against them under the charges of unauthorized construction and unauthorized stay on the respective lands owned by the Urban Development Authority, Port Authority and other government agencies.

The secretary also mentioned that the institutions have given instructions for the work.

Security camera footage and video footage of the respective areas will also be used to identify the individuals.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Public Security also said that measures will be taken to check the telephone conversations and bank accounts of the people currently in custody regarding the protest.