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COLOMBO (News 1st) – The National Police Commission said that approximately 1,200 complaints were made against Sri Lanka Police since January 1st 2022.Complaints against police brutality can be made to the Police Commission hotline 1960.Sri Lanka's Human Rights Commission summoned the Public Security Secretary and the Police Chief on 21st November over recent incidents of police brutality.A statement from the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka said that it does not in any way accept the conduct of police officers who are committed to upholding the law to be acting in a manner that threatens the Rule of Law.The Human Rights Commission said that the Public Security Secretary and the Police Chief would be questioned on recent events and methods of preventing a recurrence..

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