Jun 06, 2017

Police to deploy officers for safety of Poson pilgrims! Featured

Police have decided to deploy its officers, including in civics, at tanks and res

ervoirs in the Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Tangalle districrts to ensure safety of pilgrims during the Poson festival.

In a statement, the police headquarters said pilgrims should pay close attention to the signboards located at these reservoirs and also follow the advice of the lifeguards.

The advice includes using only the prescribed places to take baths, abstaining from alcohol consumption and staying away from reservoirs which are known to have crocodiles.

Also, while traveling by train, passengers should be vigilant when passing narrow bridges.