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Monday, 10 August 2015 - 19:40
70,000 police officers deployed on election duty - STF and Riot Police will also assist #GenElecSL
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Police Headquarters say that they have deployed 70,549 police officers for election duty.

Speaking during a media briefing convened at the Police Headquarters today, Police media spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that in addition to the police officers, they will deploy 4,825 STF officers.

He also stated that 161 Riot Police officers have been deployed on election duty to cover the entire island.

Meanwhile, 444 persons have been arrested for breaching election law.
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