The tense situation occurred in Chilaw
Town today (12)due to a Facebook post published by Chilaw based Textile trader Hasmar Hameed saying "Don't laugh more -1 day you will cry "amidst fears of another planned extremist attack rumoured to Occured tomorrow (13)it has been revealed.
The Facebook contacts of the trader Hameed thought he is saying something related to the planned attack and protested in front of Chilaw Police station against it and later attacked Hameed and his shop in Chilaw .
As a result Chilaw Police have imposed a curfew in the town area until 6 a.m tomorrow (13) to calm the situation .However later Police have announced the curfew will be lifted at 4 a.m tomorrow .
Police have arrested the trader Hameed who caused the tense situation through his Facebook post with injuries at his shop and he was hospitalized under Police protection it has been reported.