Due to the economic instability in Sri Lanka, the country has collapsed and all state institutions are engaged in a massive strike. In the face of the violence, a public outcry erupted between former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and the President. As a result, police curfew as well as the state of emergency have already been imposed on Sri Lanka.
The security forces as well as the police were working hard to control everything. At the moment it is calming down. He stepped down as Prime Minister in the face of massive public opposition to the Prime Minister, but the security forces had to work hard to remove him from Temple Trees, where he lived.
He was rescued yesterday morning and taken to the Trincomalee Naval Base by an Air Force aircraft but it was not confirmed. However, at a media briefing held today, the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy stated that former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is safe in the custody of the Navy.