Public security minister Tiran Alles has summoned top police officials and ordered them to take maximum efforts to curb crimes and drugs.
This morning’s (16) meeting was called to discuss the probe into the killing of leading businessman Dinesh Schaffter and steps taken against the drug menace.
The minister stressed the need to enforce the law strictly to get rid of parasites of society and ordered the elimination of criminals responsible for organized crimes irrespective of their positions.
Among the top police officials present at the discussion were IGP C.D. Wickremaratne and DIGs Deshabandu Tennakoon of the western province, STF commandant Waruna Jayasundara, head of the Special Branch T.C.A. Dhanapala, CID chief Prasad Ranasinghe and CCD director Neville de Silva.