Policewomen to be given new uniform with trousers.-Video
The police headquarters stated that another uniform will be introduced to female police constables other than their standard uniform.
Elaborating further the Police Headquarters stated that the approval of the Ministry of Law and Order was granted for this.
The new khaki uniform for female police constables and sergeants will comprise of the shirt and a trouser and the uniform of police inspectors and Assistant Superintendents of Police will comprise of a bush coat and trousers.
Similarly a new uniform will be introduced for pregnant female police officers as well.
Female police officers were using a uniform comprised of a shirt and skirt and using the current uniform lead to several difficulties being faced by female police officers when dispensing their duties.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that the new uniform will be introduced due to this.