Dinasena Rathugamage –
The Jaffna Police have summoned and questioned the Mayor of Jaffna Vishwalingam Manivanan over the allegations that the uniforms of the officers of the Municipal Police Force established by the Municipal Council are similar to the uniforms of LTTE Police cadres in the past .
According to Jaffna Mayor Vishwalingam Manivannan, the Municipal Council has set up a task force called the Urban Police Force and has deployed five youths under the first phase.
The Jaffna Municipal Police is tasked with overseeing the dumping of rubbish in the city, collecting fines and investigating corona violators.
Police in Jaffna have received a number of complaints on the first day of their service that the uniforms provided to them were similar to the uniforms of LTTE cadres in the past.
As a result, the Jaffna Police have summoned the Mayor for questioning and the Jaffna Police have taken steps to proceed on the instructions of senior police officers.