In the backdrop of escalating violence and killings, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has expressed his displeasure over the current law and order situation in the country.
Wickremesinghe has also intimated his displeasure to Minister of Law and Order Sagala Ratnayaka during a meeting. According to reports, Wickremesinghe had told Ratnayaka that there was no point in having gala celebrations to commemorate the 150 anniversary of the police department when the law and order in the country was not upto expectation.
His comments came soon after the murder of millionaire businessman Mohamed Sulaiman who was murdered last week. Soon after the murder, Wickremesinghe had ordered Ratnayaka and IGP Pujith Jayasundara to submit a report on the incident to him.
Wickremasinghe is also expected to meet with senior members of the police, including the IGP to discuss the deteriorating law and order situation in the country.