The Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court has issued a restraining order against 26 people which includes Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake, stopping them from getting into the Hospital Square region in Colombo right now (26 Feb.).
The order was issued primarily based on a request created by the OIC of the Maradana Police earlier right now, following info received about a political protest scheduled for right now in quite a few regions in Colombo, which includes these surrounding the Colombo National Hospital, National Eye Hospital, the Cardiology Unit of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka and the Hospital Square region in Maradana, Colombo.
The request was created by the OIC upon consideration of the inconvenience potentially triggered to the sufferers and region residents and other members of the public travelling by means of the aforementioned regions.
Earlier this morning, the Fort Magistrate’s Court also issued an order stopping the group from getting into quite a few areas which includes the Ministry of Finance, the President’s House and the Presidential Secretariat in between 01:00 p.m and 08:00 p.m. right now.
Both these orders come in the backdrop of announcement of a protest march due to be staged by the National People’s Power (NPP) right now.