Disabled tri-forces members and police stage protest

A disabled Sri Lankan Army person rests during a Victory Day parade rehearsal in Colombo on May 16, 2012. Sri Lanka celebrates War Heroes Week with a military parade scheduled for May 19. The parade celebrates the third anniversary of the military defeat of the Tamil Tiger rebels in May 2009, ending a 37-year long separatist conflict. AFP PHOTO/Ishara S. KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/GettyImages)

Retired disabled tri-forces members and policemen staged a protest in Fort today seeking the attention of the Government over their demands.

The disabled tri-forces members and policemen protested against the current pension scheme.

The Collective of Retired or Disabled Military and Police Personnel staged a protest in July this year urging the President to intervene in the proposed pension scheme.

The tri-forces and Police identified 20 issues facing the retired and disabled war heroes and they discussed the matter with President Maithripala Sirisena. (Colombo Gazette)