Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:49
STF to be deployed at counting centres in UVA--UVA PC Poll 2014
It has been decided to deploy STF security to the counting centers of the Uva Provincial election.
Earlier the Election Commissioner had made a request to deploy STF security for the counting centers.
Accordingly 60 STF personnel will be deployed at 5 counting centers.
In addition, STF will be deployed, especially on patrolling, to beef up security on the polls day on September 20th.
Police Media Spokesman said STF have already been deployed at selected road barriers in Mahiyanganaya and Moneragala.
Meanwhile Senior DIG in charge of elections Gamini Navarathna is scheduled to tour in Moneragala district to assess the security situation in the area.