The police are seeking the help of the candidates to arrest 158 suspects who are now hiding from police for violating elections law, Head of the Police Elections Desk, Senior DIG Gamini Navaratne said.
Already 79 suspects have been arrested for violating the elections laws, the police said.
“We as the police have advised all the relevant parties to prevent such incidents and advise their supporters not to engage in violating the prevailing election laws”, he added. (SD)
Comments - 13
Monday, 22 March 2010 12:23 PM
But they are sponsored by the candidates - hora ge amma gen kathawa comes to mind. How stupid of the GIG - must be a chip of the old block the IGP.
Monday, 22 March 2010 12:31 PM
Why do not you arrest their Grandmothers if you cannot find them.
Monday, 22 March 2010 12:43 PM
What is this fellow talking about.They are all relaxing in Govt ministers houses .
Monday, 22 March 2010 01:00 PM
A few Patrol cars have gone missing? Can anybody who took them please return them to us or please at least tell us where they are
Monday, 22 March 2010 11:22 PM
Asking the candidates to help arrest the culprits, is like giving the blood bank to Dracula.
Monday, 22 March 2010 10:23 AM
what a joke
Monday, 22 March 2010 10:27 AM
Hey senior DIG ..
Dont insult your SENIOR rank asking help from candidates to arrest there own supporters.. it will be a realistic request !!!!
Monday, 22 March 2010 10:47 AM
I hid my grand parents when the CID was interrogating General's relatives, now they will think my hiding grands have a lot to do with election violation.
Monday, 22 March 2010 10:48 AM
I G P has just got up after a day dream.
Monday, 22 March 2010 11:03 AM
Surprised t hear that you are arresting people for violating the election law!!! then you should arrest from the top to bottom no matter who he is, including.........
Monday, 22 March 2010 11:33 AM
Why is it to collect big bonus and a superior job after retirement???
Monday, 22 March 2010 11:34 AM
Is it only opposition candidates?
Monday, 22 March 2010 11:41 AM
OK we help the Police...But Police help.... ?.
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