A special security plan will be implemented to provide the opportunity for the people to spend the festival season devoid of disturbances.
People are preparing to celebrate the Christmas and the dawn of the New Year. The charm of the festival season has to be preserved by preventing accidents. Accordingly the Police said that a special security programme has been launched covering all urban areas. The police officers have been deployed to prevent violating the road rules, driving under the influence of liquor and reckless walking of the pedestrians. The accidents from fireworks have increased during the past few days. Director of the Accident Ward of the Colombo National Hospital Dr. Prasad Ariyawansa called upon the people to act with responsibility to ensure peace and happiness of the season.