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The police department has announced the introduction of a Short Message Service (SMS) as the second step of the telligp E-mail service, which was introduced a year ago for the convenience of the people.

This SMS service will be introduced on September 3 to coincide with Police Day and would help people to contact the police via any mobile phone network.
 
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  • Karim Tuesday, 14 August 2012 02:11 PM

    They don't even pickup phone calls, so what makes you think they'll see our SMS?

    Game Over Tuesday, 14 August 2012 08:57 AM

    Will they reply or take any notice ? Who will be responsible?

    arun Tuesday, 14 August 2012 08:58 AM

    first let them answer the emergency hotline and act fast..then we'll look into this sms matter.....by the way do our policemen know english to read sms??? lollz

    M.S. Fernando Tuesday, 14 August 2012 09:21 AM

    There'ii be high cardinality with less functionality. Tronics for foolish miracle Tonics.

    prasanna Tuesday, 14 August 2012 09:13 AM

    SMS should send in Sinhala or in English

    Muhandiram Tuesday, 14 August 2012 09:23 AM

    This is a good move but executing it would be difficult. Police might end up receiving a large number of unncessary messages. Hope there is a mechanism in place to track those who abuse the facility.

    Bonnie Mallie Tuesday, 14 August 2012 09:17 AM

    Can we pay bribe also through SMS?

    Amila.G Tuesday, 14 August 2012 09:44 AM

    System stinks, while more are introduced.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Tuesday, 14 August 2012 09:45 AM

    Wow, so we can expect the cops to reply the SMS in English saying "we are on our way"! Unbelievable!!

    True chritian Wednesday, 15 August 2012 10:16 AM

    Smsing these guy's..there will be more rape cases to solve ..how do you expect a women to sms these uneducated police..

    Abilashan Tuesday, 14 August 2012 09:33 AM

    Good system but im not sure about our jovial people, they might make funny and prank of this things.

    nalaka Tuesday, 14 August 2012 10:19 AM

    they dont respond to 911 will they respond to SMS

    Nishantha Rajapaksa Tuesday, 14 August 2012 10:25 AM

    mala magulai...eeta passe phone bila gewanna yanna ona wei police station ekata

    Muraly Tuesday, 14 August 2012 10:30 AM

    I have call Police in emergency in past they never come. I have send a mail to DIG last year no reply yet.

    I will send a SMS and see then.

    Jeevan Tuesday, 14 August 2012 11:13 AM

    Yep, through Dialog'smobile payment

    Siripala Tuesday, 14 August 2012 11:29 AM

    Generally the 911 responds very rarely. The SMS affair will also have the same effect. People have lost faith in Police service. We are a very unfortunate lot in this blessed land.

    boss kalish Tuesday, 14 August 2012 11:35 AM

    hi guys, do not take this as a joke.. this step is a very good beginning. as a human we has to think in positive way to get to the next step with good way to help to people. i think that is good. every body has to suport and police should take as a another suporting way of peace in sri lanka .

    Cyclops Wednesday, 15 August 2012 02:34 AM

    How will they reply 'Apata vahana ne, vahanayak labunu gaman enawa'!!!!!


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