948 suspects arrested in WP operation
Police say they have arrested a total of 948 suspects during a crime prevention operation in the Western Province yesterday (23).
Of them, 398 persons are with outstanding warrants against them.
Sixty suspects in multiple crimes and 405 others wanted in connection with acts of corruption were also taken into custody.
The 10-hour long operation that ended at 5.00 pm was carried out on the instruction of the province’s senior DIG Deshabandu Tennakoon.