A new security plan has been put in place, for Colombo city and its suburbs, by the police. It came into effect at midnight yesterday (27). The new plan is aimed at combating criminals and terrorists, IGP Chandra Fernando said yesterday.
The new security plan is being operated under the direction of DIGs N.K.Illangakoon (WP), Pujith Jayasundara (Colombo) and Director Traffic SSP Y.G.R.M.Lafir.
Security at all points of entry to the city would be beefed up with screening equipment and additional personnel added to the checkpoints and mobile patrols in the city and its suburbs.
Separate parking lots for vehicles, motor cycles and push cycles, in sensitive areas in the city, are being allocated, while additional men will be kept on the alert to be deployed to any area where a contingency could arise.
In addition, separate cordon and search operations and surprise checks are also to be conducted, he said.