Joint opposition Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa apologised to the public for any inconvenienced caused as a result of the joint opposition protest staged in Colombo yesterday. However he says they had no choice but to stage the protest to show the Government the people want change.
Asked if there were any arrests, the Police spokesman said that no one linked to the protest was arrested. He also said that there were no major incidents reported related to the joint opposition protest.
The protest ended prematurely last night despite a call by the joint opposition leaders for the protest vigil to continue till this morning.
Meanwhile, the road opposite Lake House was cleared this morning for vehicular movement after being partially closed from last evening as a result of the protest. (Colombo Gazette)