Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Deshabandu Tennakoon has directed the Computer Crime Investigation Division (CCID) to establish a separate division in order to investigate allegations of religious hate crimes perpetrated through social media.
Accordingly, the public can report such crimes through the following methods:
Phone number - 0112300637
Fax - 0112381045
Speaking in this regard, Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said: “The Acting IGP directed the Police Computer Crimes Investigation Division (CCID) to establish a separate division to accept the complaints related to the religious crimes.
“Accordingly, a separate division was established within the CCID for the investigation of complaints related to religious slander,” he said.