IGP insists only tough laws can curb road accidents

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara says tough laws are needed to curb road accidents.

Speaking to police officers today, the IGP said that the police hope the proposed heavy fine on some road rule violations will be implemented soon.

He said that in foreign countries road accidents are controlled as a result of tough road rules.

The IGP told police officers to strictly implement the law on the road. (Colombo Gazette)


    • Absolutely. The law MUST be applied equally without favor. The IGP MUST educate his traffic cops the traffic code. While most of the traffic cops stand-by on road sides busy chatting on mobile phones, while heavy vehicles, buses and users of SUVs with tinted glass and unlawful flashing lights resembling the cops of western capitals speed by sending other users of the roads off their path!! How is the IGP going curb crooked officers when he himself has been susceptible to political pressure via the famous video of his phone call?!!! Words, words and words – that’s all he has with no concrete actions to back it!!!!


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