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Written by 3cs

04 Oct, 2018 | 9:48 am

Colombo (News1st): The weekly Cabinet media briefing was held today (October 03) in Colombo during which senior journalist Suranga Senanayake questioned the ministers of the request made by the Commanding officer of the security forces in the North for the police powers to be vested in them for two days to control the criminal gangs in the area.

Co Cabinet Spokesperson Minister (Dr.) Rajitha Senaratne responding to this said the Army is called when the Police is unable or incapable of doing something. When questioned whether if this meant that the government has not yet noticed what the army commander has noticed. Minister Senaratne added that the government will not deploy the Army unless it is an emergency situation.

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