Minister of Public Security Sarath Weerasekera says they are compelled to take action against protesters and those engaged in strike actions amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Minister Sarath Weerasekera said as the Minister responsible for the overall security of the country, he will not hesitate to take strict legal action against such individuals.
Speaking to media, Minister Weerasekera stressed that they cannot allow protesters to create another coronavirus wave in the country.
He said taking into consideration the overall wellbeing of the public, he will take appropriate action.
Minister of Public Security Sarath Weerasekera also noted that if another COVID-19 wave emerges, the people and the country will have to face serious issues.