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Police said today special search operations have been launched throughout the country to arrest underworld gangs and notorious criminals connected to serious crimes.

Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said Police Chief N.K. Ilangakoon had instructed the SSPs attached to all the provinces to collect information about such culprits and launch operations to arrest them.

SSP Gunasekara said several police teams comprising of STF, CID and officers of the Colombo Crime Division have been dispatched in various parts of the country to arrest the criminals.

STF teams were deployed on mobile services in areas where more election violence have been reported, he said.


  Comments - 7

  • Amila Saturday, 08 August 2015 02:31 PM

    FCID formed to nab thugs in previous parliament. Up to date no progress on that issue.

    sss Saturday, 08 August 2015 07:00 PM

    Under world thugs are smart. Reports say they are now supporting the government. Ranil has good experience handling such people in 80s

    Sapu Saturday, 08 August 2015 10:47 PM

    If they are nabbed now it is unfair in the elctions, they will be jailed after Aug17

    Bernard Saturday, 08 August 2015 11:27 PM

    Police teams those who are raiding should be well planed with back-up teams as these criminals have nothing to lose.

    simon Sunday, 09 August 2015 03:14 AM

    It is because FCID do not have proof or evidence to nail them.

    Sikuru Sunday, 09 August 2015 11:35 AM

    Ranil will take them down now, they are a threat for the UNP now

    Sikuru Sunday, 09 August 2015 11:56 AM

    They should use the STF

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