Tight security as Keppapilavu residents protest near army camp

Keppapilavu residents began a protest opposite the Army camp in the area today, demanding that the return the land which belongs to them.

Villagers of Keppapilavu have been protesting for several months demanding their land back but the demands have so far been ignored.

Today the villagers had decided to walk towards the camp and force their way in.

However the Police had placed barricades around the camp preventing the villagers from getting close to the gates.

As a result the villagers protested opposite the camp. (Colombo Gazette)

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