All measures taken to ensure public security
[May 12 2019]
Making a press statement, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence
General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, said that the
Security Forces, Special Task Force, Police and the Civil Security
Department have been able to bring the situation under control after
the April 21st incidents by arresting most of the perpetrators
involved in the suicide bombings. He said that Security Forces and
Police are working round the clock to ensure public security and
security has been provided to all schools, places of religious
worship, tourist locations, tourist hotels and places where the
public gather. He also appealed to the general public to be aware of
fake news spread across the social media.
with the Secretary, the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral
Ravindra Wijegunaratne said that the Tri Forces, Police, STF, Civil
Defence Department together with the intelligences services have
been very successful in their operations against the terror group.
Most of the terrorist who had carried out this attack and their
supporters have died or have been arrested by authorities. The
general public can carry out their day to day activities without
fear. Security measures that are in place now will continue to
operate in order to assure the security of the public in the future
as well, he further added.