At the public protest held at Galle Face Green over the ongoing economic crisis in Sri Lanka, a police officer was shown to be vocal regarding the matter. The Police officer is a sergeant attached to the Kuttigala Police Station who joined the protestors .

He made comments during the protest which were recorded on video and soon spread on social media.

The police sergeant was taken in for questioning by the SIU and disciplinary action is to be taken against him as per the current details given.

The protest has now been named as ‘Gota Go Gama’ also known as ‘Gota Go Home’ .