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12,000 Officers to provide security for Easter

Release time:2021-04-03 Publisher:South Asia Development

Police say more than 12,000 officers will be deployed for duty to provide security at churches and places of worship island wide tomorrow, Easter Sunday.

Deputy Inspector General of Police Ajith Rohana told NewsRadio the special security operation be carried out as a joint operation with the Tri-Forces.

The DIG said stringent security has been provided at churches around Negombo, Chilaw and Batticaloa.

He revealed 9,365 officers have been deployed for duty while 2,522 members of the Tri Forces will also be patrolling.

DIG Ajith Rohana assured that Police mobile patrols will be conducted in areas where churches, cathedrals and shrines are situated.

He added maximum security will be provided to all churches tomorrow.