Sri Lankan Political Parties Criticized Police Role On Removing Election Cutouts

Inspector General Of Police Mahinda Balsuriya came under heavy Criticism today in front of Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dishanayaka when the Political Party representatives criticized the failure of Police by removing the unlawful Election Posters,Banners and cutouts.When Political Party Representatives criticizing the Police angry IGP Mahinda Balasuriya defending the Policeman by saying it is due to the pressure of some Political Candidates that Police failed to carried out their duty freely.

However he stressed that the Police had so far removed 112 Kilos of Political Flags,28,390 Posters,11,092 Banners and 1665 Posters pasted in Cars.

Sri Lanka’s General Elections scheduled to be held in 08th of April 2010.