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‘Special police units’ set up for NPC

The Sri Lankan Police have announced that ‘special units’ are being set up in every police station in Jaffna, specifically for the upcoming Northern Provincial Council elections.

Speaking on the announcement, the Senior Superintendent of Police Jaffna said that they would be operating 24 hours a day, adding,

“We expect the political parties and their candidates in the fray to adhere to the election laws”.

See the report from Ceylon Today here and our earlier post: No European monitors at provincial polls (13 July 2013)

Also see our editorial: Facing the inconsequential (15 June 2013)

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