Measures are being taken to set up special Police units to combat drug trafficking.
Special Units have already been set up under a concept of Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa covering 42 Police Divisions. Drug trafficking has led to many problems and the aim of the government is to end the menace. Information has revealed that narcotics are being smuggled from foreign countries for distribution. The Defence Secretary has said that investigations will be carried out in those directions to bring the culprits to book. The Defence Secretary stressed that all harmful factors will be removed from the country just as terrorism was eliminated.