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STF 24/7 operations centre to combat crime

A 24 hour special operations centre has been established at the Police Special Task Force (STF) headquarters in Bauddhaloka Mawatha to ensure national security and public order.

This was implemented under the instructions of Defence Secretary retired Major General Kamal Gunaratne, Special Task Force (STF) Commandant Senior DIG M. R. Latheef said.

The public can lodge complaints regarding organized criminal activities, underworld gang members, extorters, drugs and illicit liquor racketeers, sand miners, illegal fire arm possessors and any person involved in illegal activities.

Information received by this special operations centre will be directed to STF camps across the island for further investigations, he added.

Public are requested to lodge complaints on telephone numbers 0112 580 518, 0112 058 552, 0112 500 471, 0112 589 741,0112 589 743 or Fax 0112 588 499, 0112 501 014

SDIG Latheef said the identity of the persons who lodge complaints with the special operations centre will be kept confidential and their safety assured.

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