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The President instructs the Police and Defence Units to conduct an impartial and independent investigation into the recent incidents in the Digana area in Kandy.


President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Police and Defence Units to conduct an impartial and independent investigation into the recent incidents in the Digana area in Kandy. The President has also instructed the Police and the Sri Lanka Army to implement a special strategy to ensure the security of residents in the area. He instructed them to take all necessary measures to establish law and order in the area.
The government unequivocally condemns racial violence which disturbs the law and order of the country. The government also request the general public to act with responsibility to safeguard reconciliation and coexistence among the communities.

Meanwhile, Police Curfew has been enforced across the Kandy Administrative District, since last evening. This is in order to bring the tense situation that erupted in the Kandy-Theldeniya Police Division Area, under control.