The police curfew is effective in Chilaw area until 4 am tomorrow. Police curfew was imposed in the area owing to a tense situation. Altercation between two individuals in the area led to the tense situation.
A suspect has been taken into custody regarding this matter. Police media spokesmen SP Ruwan Gunasekara says that some elements have spread false information to instigate fear among the public. The security forces have strengthened security in every public places including schools.