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5 March 2021 07:18 pm - 18     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A week long country-wide operation would be carried out to apprehend criminals and those involved in drugs trafficking, peddling, underworld activities and extortion, Public Security Minister Sarath Weerasekera said today.

He said the operation is expected to be carried out soon with the participation of Police, STF and the Army.

The Minister said at a press briefing that he anticipates public assistance to conduct such operation in order to  net the perpetrators.

  Comments - 18

  • Johan Friday, 05 March 2021 07:28 PM

    Most of the criminals and underworld gangsters are known to SLPP politicians so it is very easy to track them down

    Michael Ranasinghe Friday, 05 March 2021 07:30 PM

    Ha ha ha ha .. sorry I can't stop laughing ... If you say the week long operation would rid this country of Criminals and Narcotics what were you waiting for so long ??? What a joker

    Lklanka Friday, 05 March 2021 07:32 PM


    Antony Jude Friday, 05 March 2021 07:50 PM

    Firstly track down the criminals and thier supporters in your government without wasting our money for the useless operations.

    Nimal Perera Friday, 05 March 2021 08:11 PM

    What will happen after a week?

    Roshan samarathunga Friday, 05 March 2021 08:51 PM

    Excellent idea, rounding up the parliament, giving them military training

    Ravi Friday, 05 March 2021 08:53 PM

    More like IS is actively looking for targets. Lets be careful.

    Ranmal Friday, 05 March 2021 08:54 PM

    Are the people of this country so silly to be hoodwinked by these kind of cheap political agendas? What a joke?

    ponnusamy Ravindran Friday, 05 March 2021 09:07 PM

    place is Start is the Parliament and all government offices.

    Ronnie Bugger Friday, 05 March 2021 09:10 PM

    A cat out of a 'bag' won't catch any mice because all the mice will go under ground. What a clown this man is.

    fernando Friday, 05 March 2021 09:16 PM

    Minister Sarath says he will rid the criminals and drug peddales in our country. most of them are with the ministers they are partners how will he do it

    Chux Friday, 05 March 2021 09:34 PM

    Firstly many of the God fathers are parliamentarians belongs to SLPP

    vince Friday, 05 March 2021 10:16 PM

    what a joker. He has already given the plot away by announcing soon and the criminals would have gone underground, fled the country or have moved in with the top knobs in parliament. They will catch the prats while the sharks have gone.

    Truth Friday, 05 March 2021 11:58 PM

    At least half of the Policemen are involved in the crime of extortion. Now you are going to use them to catch the “criminals”.

    Truth Friday, 05 March 2021 11:58 PM

    At least half of the Policemen are involved in the crime of extortion. Now you are going to use them to catch the “criminals”.

    Ranaweera Saturday, 06 March 2021 01:20 AM

    Looks like criminals are already protesting.

    Antony Jude Saturday, 06 March 2021 10:27 AM

    Look like you are a supporter of criminals in the government

    Bernard Saturday, 06 March 2021 04:53 PM

    If such culprits can be rounded -up within a week, one wonders the progress in the investigations regarding rouding-up of Arjun Mahendran and a one-time former Ambassador of Sri Laka to the USA who are still at large and absconding arrest but the latter being a nepotism man, there would be no further investigations.

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