Operation against underworld criminals stopped due to election

[TamilNet, Sunday, 29 November 2009, 17:24 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police sources said all operations launched against underworld criminals have been suspended on the orders from superiors. With the end of the war against the LTTE the police launched an operation to eradicate underworld criminals. Over one hundred under world criminals were killed in the campaign. But some of them, including notorious criminal Kudu Lal, who has the backing of powerful politicians fled the country, sources in Colombo said.

Police sources further told Colombo media that the decision to stop this operation was taken by police hierarchy.

 

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