Police record complaints in Tamil
A number of Police Stations in the Western
Province have started accepting entries from Tamil speaking members
of the public in their own language after Police officers and
policemen were given Tamil language proficiency under a directive of
President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Election law violators will be punished - IGP
Inspector General of Police Mahinda Balasuriya
yesterday said that he had given strict instructions to all police
personnel to take stern action against those who violate Election
Laws, whoever they may be. The IGP addressing the media yesterday at
the Police Headquarters said that police will take steps to avoid
any serious situation in the country during the general elections.
The Police will not allow any party to set-up any unauthorised
political offices. Any one who attempts to create problems will be
taken to court, the IGP added.