Over 1,000 suspects arrested during special operation in WP

Police have arrested 1,120 suspects during a special operation conducted covering the Western Province yesterday.

The suspects were arrested during a search operation conducted from 7 am to 5 pm yesterday (28), the Western Province Senior DIG’s Office said.

Among the suspects arrested were 47 suspects involved in crimes, 418 persons evading warrants and 549 suspects wanted for other offences.

The operation was carried out on the instructions of Senior DIG in charge of the Western Province Deshabandu Tennakoon and the arrested suspects are to be produced in the court.