Several injured as protesters defy court order in Hambantota

IGP Pujith Jayasundara who was also at the scene attempted to bring the situation to a peaceful end.However stones were pelted towards the venue of the event and the police and the police retaliated by using tear-gas and water cannons. Among those injured during the incident were policemen on duty at the time. The police Special Task Force was also deployed to control the situation. (Colombo Gazette) Several people were injured during a tense situation in Hambantota when protesters defied a court order and staged a protest near the venue of the launch of the Sri Lanka-China Industrial Zone Development Project today.At least 27 people sought treatment at the Hambantota hospital after stones were pelted towards the police and the venue of the project and the police retaliated with water cannons and tear-gas. A court order was issued yesterday against the protest being staged in the area and the police informed the protesters about this and prevented them from going further. The protesters, led by some monks, marched towards the venue of the event which was attended by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and other Ministers and diplomats. read more

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We Sell for U to go mining with Joseph Gutnick

first_imgA new mining company has been established for Joseph Gutnick. We Sell for U Corp plans to focus its business on energy and mining opportunities around the world, it announced today. It also announced that in accordance with a Stock Purchase Agreement dated as of December 30, 2008, by and among Power Developments, an Australian corporation, certain selling stockholders named therein and We Sell For U Corp., a Florida corporation, on December 30, 2008, Power acquired an aggregate of 13,800,000 share of common stock, par value $.0001 per share of the company for an aggregate purchase price of $311,458. Finally, in accordance with the Stock Purchase Agreement, the company’s existing officers and directors resign their positions as officers and directors of the Company and appoint Joseph Gutnick as the President, Chief Executive Officer and sole director of the company and Peter Lee as the Chief Financial Officer and the Secretary of the company.last_img read more

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