Police say they are ready for a Gorilla Protest planned for April 4

Bratislava police have prepared security measures for the Gorilla Protest announced for Wednesday, April 4, the TASR newswire was told by the Bratislava regional police spokesperson, Petra Hrášková. "An adequate number of police officers will be deployed to secure public order, lives, health and property of citizens," said Hrášková. "If any violations of public order are detected, we stand ready to get the situation back under control via legal means."

Bratislava police have prepared security measures for the Gorilla Protest announced for Wednesday, April 4, the TASR newswire was told by the Bratislava regional police spokesperson, Petra Hrášková.

"An adequate number of police officers will be deployed to secure public order, lives, health and property of citizens," said Hrášková. "If any violations of public order are detected, we stand ready to get the situation back under control via legal means."

She added that no traffic restrictions are planned for Wednesday.

"However, we'll monitor the traffic situation and implement appropriate measures swiftly if need arises," she said.

The Gorilla Protest is slated to begin at 9:00 and continue until 18:00, on the day that newly-elected lawmakers will be sworn in.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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