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* Sri Lanka Police to increase Tourist Police cadre and units in tourist destinations
Sun, Feb 3, 2013, 08:29 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 03, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Police plans to increase the cadre in the Tourist Police and the number of units in tourist destinations.

Tourist Police Director, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Maxi Proctor has said that two Tourist Police units would be set up this month in Mount Lavinia and Arugam Bay.

He has added that police units would also be set up in inland tourist destinations as well.

The Police are also recruiting more English-speaking policemen with computer literacy to the Tourist Police unit.

The move is expected to help the Tourist Police handle the increasing number of complaints of harassment of tourists by local touts.

According to SSP Proctor, most complaints have been lodged by European tourists.



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