Exemption of FTZ workers from private pension:
Police attacked despite govt assurance
Fifteen Police personnel including a Deputy
Inspector General of Police, an ASP, an Inspector, were injured
during a clash between the Free Trade Zone employees and the Police
yesterday morning. They had been rushed to the Negombo hospital.
Unarmed policemen attacked by FTZ workers
A group of nearly 20 unarmed policemen were
injured and hospitalised following an attack by employees attached
to Katunayake FTZ during a protest campaign yesterday morning. Ten
of them including DIG Ravi Wijegunawardena who faced the brunt of
the attack were seriously injured. Several buildings including the
Katunayake Police Station and four vehicles have been badly damaged
by the stones and other missiles hurled by the protesting employees.