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Over 12,000 police and tri-forces security at all churches for Easter Sunday services

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More than 12,000 police officers and armed forces personnel have been deployed to cover all churches in Sri Lanka for the Easter Sunday service, Police spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

He said that this special security arrangement has been implemented under a special circular issued by the IGP.

A total of 9,365 officers from Police and STF have been deployed for duty while 2,522 members of the Tri Forces will also be patrolling to provide security.

He said special security measures has been provided at churches around Negombo, Chilaw and Batticaloa.

DIG Rohana said that Police mobile patrols will be conducted in areas where churches, cathedrals and shrines are situated.(DSB)

  Comments - 4

  • K.L Pathirana Saturday, 03 April 2021 09:35 AM

    Boru show for nothing

    Jude Saturday, 03 April 2021 09:55 AM

    Shut the stable door after the horse has bolted !! Huh!???

    Jude Saturday, 03 April 2021 10:04 AM

    Biggest BS exercise !! Yeah !! Christians may've forgiven !! But they know who's responsible for Easter Sunday carnage!! Ironically culprits still roaming freely and Notta single person been prosecuted !! Huh! This has to be the miracle of Asia!!

    Martin Milton Saturday, 03 April 2021 03:08 PM

    Hope they are also covering the Eastern Province too? MM

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