Sri Lanka: Protesters break gate, enter Sri Lankan PM’s house, set fire

Rajat Haldar | July 10, 2022 |

Sri Lanka: Protesters break gate, enter Sri Lankan PM's house, set fire
Sri Lanka | Image Credit: PTTI

Sri Lanka: Protesters have already stormed the Sri Lankan president’s palace. This time the gate was broken and protesters entered Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s house. Protesters stormed the home of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Saturday. Caught fire. The island’s economy is in shambles. The countrymen have been protesting for the last few months. This time the attack is on the personal property of the Prime Minister. Ronil said he was ready to resign.

The situation in Sri Lanka has been heated since Saturday afternoon. Ordinary people continue to demonstrate in the streets of the capital Colombo. Gathered in front of the Prime Minister’s house. Police fired tear gas but to no avail. As seen in the picture, they are vandalizing Ronil’s car. After that he entered the house.

A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said, “The protesters broke into the private house of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. They set it on fire. ”He took over as Sri Lanka’s prime minister in May. “I have taken the advice of the party leaders for the safety of the citizens and for the smooth running of the all-party government,” he wrote on Twitter on Saturday. I will resign. “

Protesters also stormed the official residence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Saturday. Vandalism invoice. Gotabaya had left the residence shortly before him. As seen in a video, boxes are being lifted on a Sri Lankan navy ship. According to the local media, all these things are Gotabayar.