Closed Circuit TV Cameras installed in Colombo are to be mainly used to detect violation of traffic laws.
Senior DIG Gamini Navaratne said that they have planned to use to the maximum the Camera Network to monitor traffic law violations. He pointed out that legal action will instituted against such violators. The data gathered via the cameras would be recorded and monitored by a team of trained officials throughout the day. A special control room had been set up at the police headquarters for that purpose. These cameras will help gather information, detect crime and other fraudulent acts and provide information to take steps regarding traffic congestion.