Over 2,000 cops in Colombo for festive season

15 December 2018 06:04 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


More than 2,000 police personnel in uniform and civies will be deployed in the Colombo City during the festive season, Police said yesterday.

“Police personnel in civvies would be on alert for pickpockets and those engaged in other frauds and will take action against any miscreants. The IGP had directed them to pay special attention to ease traffic congestion in Colombo City and the suburbs,” Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.

He requested the people to be careful when using firecrackers and use only known brands.

SP Gunasekera said the traffic police had been instructed to be on the lookout for drunken drivers and arrest them to minimize accidents caused by drunk driving.  (Ajith Siriwardana)

  Comments - 3

  • Jude Saturday, 15 December 2018 09:05 AM

    Half of those cops should put to control unruly MP's in the house!!!??

    Mm Saturday, 15 December 2018 09:09 AM

    More cops than people.....Shops are so empty!!

    Waco Saturday, 15 December 2018 10:35 AM

    RW, can not go to Colombo city.

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