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Police arrest more than 3,600 suspects during a special operation

Police arrested more than 3,600 suspects during a special operation between 9.00 pm yesterday and 8.00 am today. They include traffic offenders, persons evading the law and other law breakers. Additionally, 6,000 traffic rule violations were recorded. Police media spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara says the operation was carried out on the instructions of IGP Pujith Jayasundara to prevent crime and minimize road accidents. More than 17,000 police personnel participated in the operation.