Northern Deputy Police Inspector General Roshan Fernando said yesterday the the Ava Group operating now in Jaffna will be eliminated within Two weeks.
Due to the complaints received from the public of the peninsula and the increase in the pressure on the life of the people strong action is being taken against these groups, he said.
A 100-men strong special Police group has engaged in special search operations from last week. All leaves of the police personnel have been cancelled in Jaffna.
4 Police divisions frequented by Ava Group had been identified. In accordance with that the police has commenced special operations in Jaffna, Chunnakam,Manipay and Kopay divisions.