Sri Lanka Brodcasting Corporation

Wed12192018

Last updateThu, 13 Dec 2018 1pm

Local News

There is a drop in crime rate in the country

Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka there is a drop in crime rate in the country. Most number of crimes occurred in 2013 during Mahinda Rajapaksa's regime. That time Mahinda Rajapaksa was the President and the Gotabhaya Rajapaksa served as the Defence Secretary. Minister further said the crime rate and drug trafficking activities were also seen during that period. The statistics say there is a drop in crime activities during 2017. Around 30,000 crime activities were reported during last year. But in 2013 it was around 80,000. The present government has established the rule of law which brought fruitful results in controlling the crime rate of the country