Court today issued an order preventing the Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) from entering York Street, Chatham Street, and Janadhipathi Mawatha and against damaging public property.
Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage issued the directive after taking into consideration facts tabled by the Police pertaining to a protest march organised by the IUSF this evening.
Police highlighted that the IUSF protesters could damage public property during the protest march.
Meanwhile Police said heavy traffic congestion has been reported around Lipton Circus owing to the protest march by the university students.
The IUSF protest march commenced from the Arts Faculty of the Colombo University.
The protest is being held under the theme ‘ගෝඨා – රනිල් කුමන්ත්රණ ආණ්ඩුව පන්නමු! ක්රමය පෙරළමු!’.