By Supun Dias
The police are currently carrying out an islandwide campaign to remove all political posters, banners and cut outs following a directive issued by the Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayaka, Head of the Police Elections Desk, DIG Gamini Navaratne told Daily Mirror online.
He added that several policemen and labourers have been recruited for the purpose and the police are expected to finish the task within the next few days.
The Elections Commissioner has allocated Rs.22 million for this purpose.
Meanwhile DIG Navaratne said that 22 election related incidents have been recorded at the Police Elections Desk and investigations have been launched into the complaints.