IGP C.D. Wickramaratne has actually notified all HQIs and also all OICs that all police officers of trouble authorities released to subdue public objections, frustrations and also rallies need to use anti-riot headgears, it is reported.
The IGP likewise claimed that some police headquarters did not have appropriate anti-riot headgears and also advised the police officers to use a minimum of the white web traffic helmet in such circumstances.
The IGP likewise advised policeman to be enabled to use white or black safety and security headgears with their attires in circumstances where they do not have appropriate anti-riot headgears or white web traffic helmet.
The IGP stressed that this stipulation must just be utilized when releasing police officers for trouble control and also to distribute unlawful events or to guarantee their security while at work, however need to not be utilized rather for various other obligations.