Slave Island residents stage protest

Slave Island residents stage protest

Slave Island residents stage protest

Written by Staff Writer

05 Aug, 2016 | 2:41 pm

The protest was staged by the residents of Station Lane in Slave Island. They charge that they were removed from the location over a pledge made by the previous administration to relocate them into a new apartment complex in 2013.

They also charge that they have been residing in rented houses ever since.They say that though they were promised new houses, constructions are ongoing to build another building.

JVP Western Provincial councillor Attorney-at-law Sunil Watagala participated in the protest.

 

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