A special security programme is underway for the forthcoming presidential election.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that 66,100 police officers will be deployed in this regard.
Five thousand (5,000) members of special task force will also be deployed for election activities.
The security programme will be implemented on the day before election, the Election Day and the following day.
The police have taken all measures to conduct a free and fair presidential election. Support of the public is also expected. The IGP has enlightened all DIGs in this regard.