Aug 27, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Police recently opened its 436 Police Station in Nilaveli, in the Trincomalee District of Eastern Province.
The fully-equipped police station that was built on two acres of land at a cost of Rs. 12.1 million was vested with the public recently.
"This Police Station was built to start a civil control through establishing law and order that was disrupted in the North and East area, while specially providing facilities needed by the people of the North and East," said Sri Lanka Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana.
Approximately 9,511 individuals representing 2,587 Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim families live in this Police Division of 15 sq. km. In order to provide services to all three communities, police officers fluent in Tamil have also been employed.