The 147th Police Heroes Day is being celebrated on a grand scale.
The main function was held at the Police Field Force Headquarter in Bambalapitiya under the patronage of IGP Dr. Mahinda Balasuriya. Police officers of all ranks participated in offering floral tributes. The Police Heroes Day is being held to commemorate a Police Constable named Sahan who was killed in the incident connected with Saradiel on 21st March 1864.
The Police Heroes Day was held in Batticaloa under the patronage of Senior DIG Edison Gunatillake. The function was held near the S.P’s office in the Batticaloa District. A function was held near the Heroes memorial in Mawanella in parallel to the National Police Heroes day. A large number of Police officers participated in offering floral tributes. A parade was also held. The function was held under the patronage of S.P Kegalla Priyalal Dasanayake.