The police have stepped up security for the festive season. This has been announced by Police Media Spokesman SP Prishantha Jayakody.
The Police Media Spokesman said a special security programme which was effective during the last few days will continue. He said security was being provided to New Year shoppers and at the bus stands and railway stations where the people are converge to leave for their hometowns. In addition to police officers in uniform there will also be members in civvies. Many officers have also been deployed to handle traffic movement.