As a part of the 150th Anniversary of the Police Force, a security observation post was opened in Mannar Town. further a Special Police unit was inaugurated to prevent Ganja and heavy drugs smuggled through sea routes from India.
This centre had been inaugurated with the security of Mannar town and will serve as the observation centre for CCTV cameras fixed in the town. The Vanni Diatrict DIG, Thesabandu Thennekoone opened this centre yesterday.
This unit will engage in intercepting boats smuggling ganja and drugs, in the Mannar sea area. The DIG awarded certificates to the personnel who are selected for this unit and the Sea patrol was ceremoniously inaugurated following that.
Vanni District DIG Desabandu Thennekoone, Superintendent of Mannar District, ASP, and the OIC of the Mannar Police station and all religious clergy participated in this event.