SLN restricts Police vehicular access to Colombo harbour

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 14 November 2007, 15:30 GMT]
The Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a directive to the Sri Lankan Police establishment in Colombo to acquire permission from the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) before entering the harbour using Police vehicles.

The directive has come into effect from Monday, following information that the Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam (LTTE) were planning to use Sri Lankan Police vehicles to launch an attack in Colombo, according to the harbour police.


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